John Locke Institute Essay Competition

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John Locke Institute Essay Competition

John Locke Institute is pleased to announce John Locke Institute Essay Competition. The competition is open to students of any school from any country who aged eighteen years old or younger on the date of the application submission.

The Competition invites students to explore a wide range of challenging and interesting questions beyond the confines of the school curriculum.

There is a prize for the best essay in each subject category, Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and History. Each subject prize is worth £100, and the essays will be published (with the authors’ permission) on the Institute website.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • Competition is open to students from any country and any school.
  • Candidates must be eighteen years old or younger on the date of the submission

How to Apply & Competitions Rules:

To participate, the applicants must submit their essay form through the given link: http://www.johnlockeinstitute.com/submit-essay

Rules:

  • Essays will be judged on the level of knowledge and understanding of the relevant material, the quality of argumentation, the structure, writing style and persuasive force.
  • Candidates are advised to answer the question as precisely and directly as possible

Submission Requirements:

  • Each essay should address only one of the questions in your chosen subject category, and must not exceed 2000 words (not counting diagrams, tables of data, footnotes, and bibliography or authorship declaration).
  • Submit your essay as an email attachment, saved in pdf format.
  • Both the subject line of the email and the title of the pdf attachment should read SURNAME First Name Subject Category Question Number (e.g. POPHAM Alexander Politics Q2).

Benefits:

  • There is a prize for the best essay in each subject category, Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and
  • Each subject prize is worth £100, and the essays will be published (with the authors’ permission) on the Institute website.
  • The candidate who submits the best essay overall will be awarded an honorary John Locke Institute Junior Fellowship, worth £500.

Application Deadline:

The submission deadline is July 31, 2018.

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