Fitzwilliam College Year 12 Essay Competitions

Date / time: 15 December - 1 March, 12:00 am

Fitzwilliam College Year 12 Essay Competitions


Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, is delighted to announce its 2022 essay competitions, aimed at providing students in their penultimate year of education (Year 12 in England and Wales, S5 in Scotland, Year 13 in Northern Ireland) with an opportunity to engage with their interests beyond the classroom.

This year there will be competitions in Ancient World & Classics, Archaeology, History, Land Economy, and Medieval World, with a range of questions in each category.

The prize fund (per competition) is £300 with a first prize of £200 and highly commended applicants being awarded a £25 book voucher, awarded at a prize-giving ceremony in the Summer.

The deadline for all competitions is 6pm on Tuesday 1st March 2022, and there is a word limit of 2,500 words.

Further information and questions for each category can be found on the website:

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