In addition to the above engagements, the duchess of cornwall will visit a school where she will meet young people hoping to be part of the queen's commonwealth essay competition – the world's oldest schools' international writing competition her royal highness will present certificates to the winners. The queen's commonwealth essay competition is the world's oldest schools' international writing competition, managed by the royal commonwealth society since 1883 past winners include author elspeth huxley, pulitzer prize winning journalist mei fong, and the prime minister of singapore lee hsien loong. Tabreek somani received the bronze award in the 2014 commonwealth essay competition organized by the royal commonwealth society (rcs) tabreek was the only participant from kyrgyzstan to receive the award tabreek was studying at the qsi international school of bishkek and have recently. Founded in 1883, the queen's commonwealth essay competition is the world's oldest international schools writing competition this year drew the most number of entries singapore alone sent in 4,585 entries - more than any other country the last singaporean winner was selina xu from nanyang girls. D for h1 chinese awards: judge for paper planes creative writing competition 2012 and 2013 writing a short story collection for publication ell scholar in jc paper planes 2010 upper secondary champion and joint overall champion top in english in sec 4 commonwealth essay competition 2012:.
The royal commonwealth society is pleased to announce that the theme for the queen's commonwealth essay competition 2017 is a commonwealth for peace. Find and save ideas about essay competition on pinterest | see more ideas about essay writing competition, good essay example and college admission essay examples. Winner of best young adult title for singapore book awards 2016 chew chia shao weiillustrated by anngee neo sample winner of the hedwig anuar children's book aw winner, royal commonwealth society essay competition 2009, first prize, class a she began her freshman year at harvard university in 2013. In 2013, my inaugural entry into the commonwealth essay competition clinched the silver award (senior category) in addition, i was awarded third prize i participated in the singapore model parliament 2015, 2014 and 2013 where i role-played as a member of parliament i also attended the youth model asean.
Africathe queen's commonwealth essay competition british high commission julius nyerere links po box 296 accra ghana americas and the caribbean tbc asiathe queen's commonwealth essay competition british council education department british council 30 napier road singapore. Press release: 09 september 2014 singapore student named senior runner-up of 2014 commonwealth essay competition sixteen year old selina xu has been named the senior runner-up in the royal commonwealth society's 2014 commonwealth essay competition her winning entry was chosen by a panel.
Singaporean students receive the queen's commonwealth essay competition 2016 prizes at buckingham palace singapore teens get writing awards from duchess of cornwall duo are among top 4 who beat 13,500 others to win 1-week holiday in london by tan dawn wei, assistant foreign editor, the. We once again gather at westminster abbey to give thanks for the commonwealth and the advantages of singapore lesotho barbados swaziland tonga fiji islands the bahamas papua new guinea solomon islands dominica kiribati belize the queen's commonwealth essay competition.
This year has been a record-breaking year for the commonwealth essay competition not only has the competition received in excess of 11000 entries, but over 70 judges have been involved in the judging process and the standard of entries has been excellent as the competition celebrates its 130th. We would like to invite you to participate in the annual international writing competition: the queen's commonwealth essay competition submit an essay on the theme towards a common future by 1 june 2018 more details are available at.