The 2013 Commonwealth Essay Competition has just been launched. Run by the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) since 1883, the Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world’s oldest and largest schools’ international writing competition. Past winners include Mr Lee Hsien Loong, the Prime Minister of Singapore and Elspeth Huxley.
The competition is free to enter and in 2012 over 8,000 young people, from 400 schools across the Commonwealth took part. The RCS would like to harness the momentum from this Diamond Jubilee year and continue to expand the Essay Competition in 2013.
The theme for 2013 is Opportunity through Enterprise, for more details and to download the 2013 booklet do check out the RCS website.