The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2021

The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2021  is now open for submissions. Please visit: Enter the Competition | Royal Commonwealth Society (

There is just over a month left to enter The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2021 before the deadline of 23:59 BST on 30 June 2021. The theme for this year’s competition is ‘Community in the Commonwealth’. Visit their website to find out more about the theme, to view the questions and to enter the competition. They look forward to reading your stories!

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-Nationals and residents of all Commonwealth countries and territories aged 18 and under are eligible to enter the competition, including entrants from Zimbabwe.
• All entries must be written in English
• Entries are accepted from residents of non-Commonwealth countries who submit through their local RCS branch.
• Entrants can be presented in any form/method of creative writing. Pictures/Illustrations are particularly encouraged in the Junior Category.
• Full terms and conditions are available at

Read more here:

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Enquiries about submissions should be directed to the Royal Commonwealth Society, please always refer to their website for complete details and information.

Please note, this prize is run by the Royal Commonwealth Society, not Commonwealth Writers.