New College of the Humanities are delighted to launch our 2022 Essay Competition! Our popular and prestigious essay competition is an opportunity for students to show both their academic potential and passion in the humanities and social sciences with the chance to win a cash prize. 

We are inviting essay entries from ambitious and talented students from around the world, who are in their penultimate year of secondary education (equivalent to Year 12 in England).

Our selection of essay titles engages across a contemporary range of humanities and social sciences questions. Click to see subjects and essay titles.

The following cash prizes will be awarded in each subject:

First prize £1,000, second prize £500, third prize £250

You can find full details of the competition here, including the essay titles. You can also read the competition rules and answers to FAQs.

Please request competition posters to display in your school here!

Students must register to enter the competition. The deadline for entries is by 1pm (13:00) GMT Monday 1st January 2022. This deadline is strict and we are sorry we are unable to accept any entries submitted after the deadline.

Best wishes,

The NCH London Team 





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