A bit of background to the competition: Peterhouse College, based in Cambridge, run annual science, english and history essay competitions, with set titles and a 4, 000 word limit. The winner of each competition receives a cash prize, and, along with the second place and highly commended candidates, are invited to attend an awards luncheon at Essay Prizes Thank you for your interest in Peterhouse's Vellacott History Prize, Kelvin Science Prize and Thomas Campion English Prize.
The 2018 competition is now finished and winners have been contacted. Peterhouse Admissions Office, Cambridge CB2 1RD tel: email: Application form for the Peterhouse Essay Prizes 2015 (Vellacott, Kelvin and Thomas Campion) Please complete this form clearly in BLOCK CAPITALS and return to us by 20th March 2015.
Entries for the Vellacott History Prize, the Kelvin Science Prize and the Thomas Campion English Prize can be submitted until 22 March 2013. All three competitions have a top prize of 500 and a second prize of 250. Several further essays will be Peterhouse Cambridge, Kelvin Science Essay Prize Each year Loretto enters a handful of essays to the Kelvin Science Essay Prize at Peterhouse College, Cambridge Congratulations this year to Claudia W (L6) who from thousands of entries produced one of the commended entries (essentially top 10).
PETERHOUSE ESSAY COMPETITION The system can be used by teachers to run internal competitions within the school entrants upload their essays as normal and the teacher selects the two best essays for each prize to approve and put forward for consideration by the competition markers.
Highly Commended in Peterhouse Kelvin Science Essay Prize. Our congratulations to Robert Ogilvy who has been awarded a highly commended in the Peterhouse Kelvin Science Essay prize. Robert is in the top 5 of pupils of this national competition organised by Cambridge University. Nov 30, 2017 Entries are now open for the Kelvin Science Prize, Vellacott History Prize, and Thomas Campion English Prize from Peterhouse College, Cambridge.
These competitions require you to write an essay between 2, 000 and 4, 000 words (including footnotes and references) based on one of the questions provided.