Thank you for your interest in Peterhouse's Vellacott History Prize, Kelvin Science Prize and Thomas Campion English Prize. The 2019 competition is now open! The Peterhouse Essay Competitions are a great opportunity for Year 12 students to start exploring their subject and getting a taste of university-level research. The deadline to submit your essay is 16:00 GMT on Monday 25th March 2019. Each competition has a prize pool of £750. Instructions for the prize are available on the left hand side of this page as attachments. Please see below for further details.
Instructions for entrants and essay questions are provided for the Kelvin, Thomas Campion and Vellacott prizes on the lefthand side as attachments. There is also an FAQ page for entrants and their teachers, as well as a guide for teachers on how to use our online system to run an internal competition within school and how to approve or modify essays.
If you have any further questions, after reading through the FAQs and the guides to submitting, please get in touch with Ellie Bishop, our Schools Liaison Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.