Competitions 2016

Participating and winning in International Competitions is a great way to boost your profile for admission to colleges. Check out these links below:


This is an Economics Essay Writing Competition. The deadline is Thursday 30th June 2016. School students are invited to choose one of the topics mentioned to write an essay of up to 2,500 words, on one of the subjects set by the RES judging panel, calling on key elements of their A Level or International Baccalaureate courses, examples from the world around them and imaginative discussion


Find out more about taking part in the Indian Computing Olympiad 2016 by clicking on the link above.


Several colleges and departments of the University of Oxford run competitions which are open to students from all schools and colleges.

Preparing an entry for one of these competitions is great practice for any aspiring Oxford applicants. There are also some exciting prizes to be won. Click on the link above.

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Are you a student looking to become involved in the international affairs community? Carnegie Council offers a variety of opportunities for students of all levels who are located in NYC or abroad! Click on the link above for next student contests in early summer 2016.


Showcase your ideas on public policy and the role of markets by entering this essay competition. $9,000 in cash prizes will be awarded this year, and $3,000 of this is designated just for high school students. Winning essays may be published in Fraser Institute journals and authors will have the opportunity to experience the peer review process. Deadline is June 1, 2016


This is an essay contest; there is not an application for this award. To enter, students must write an essay of 600 to 1,200 words on one of the three topics listed on the Ayn Rand Institute website. Deadline is March 25, 2016


Applications are available on the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) website. To apply, each student must write an essay of 500 to 1,000 words on the topic on their website. Deadline is March 30, 2016