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Commonwealth Essay Competition 2012

Category : Essay Writing, 01st Dec 2011 to 01st Mar 2012.

As the world's oldest global writing prize for young people, this extraordinary project gives young people a voice by promoting literacy, academic excellence, story telling, reflection, awareness and creativity. Across the Commonwealth, the Competition generates huge amounts of good will, loyalty and enthusiasm.

Established in 1883, the Commonwealth Essay Competition - 'Write around the World' - has evolved into a unique education project with over 50,000 students participating annually in schools around the globe.

Writing is a universal mode of expression: no matter what their scholastic or social background, young people all over the world have access to pens and paper or a computer.

The essay topics for 2012 are based around this year's Commonwealth theme: Connecting Cultures.


Class A - 14-18 years (Born between 2 May 1993 and 1 May 1998). Word count 1200-1750.
Class B - Under 14 (Born after 2 May 1998). Word count 300-700.



Venue Details

  • British Council, 49 Alfred House Gardens
  • Colombo
  • 3
  • Sri Lanka

Fee Details

  • Prize: NA
  • Min Reg fee: NA
  • Max Reg fee: NA