The Queens Commonwealth Essay Competition 2024

Deadline: 15 May 2024

Open to: young people below the age of 18 years.

Benefits: the top two winners from each category will be awarded with a trip to London for a week of educational and cultural events

DESCRIPTION

The theme for the next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which will take place in Samoa in October 2024, is ‘One Resilient Common Future: Transforming our Common Wealth’.  

Nearly half of Commonwealth countries are Small Island Developing States like Samoa that are disproportionately affected by climate change. Communities across the Commonwealth are also facing a range of challenges, including economic growth, peace and security. Creating strong and resilient societies is now more important than ever. 

The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2024 asks entrants to consider how they deal with adversity, and how community and culture can be used to encourage resilience and hope in a world with a growing number of global issues. 

ELIGIBILITY

The competition is open to young people below the age of 18 years.

BENEFITS

  • The top two winners from each category will be awarded with a trip to London for a week of educational and cultural events, culminating in a special Awards Ceremony at a royal palace.
  • All successful entries will receive a Certificate of Participation and a number of entrants will receive Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards for excellence in writing.

HOW TO APPLY?

For further information, please visit the official webiste.