- Introduction: John Locke Institute Essay Competition is hosted by John Locke Institute, an independent educational organization located in Oxford, UK. Professors at the John Locke Institute are from famous universities like Oxford, Princeton, Brown, and Buckingham University.
- Competition Format: There are seven subject categories (excluding Junior Category): Philosophy, Politics, Economics, History, Psychology, Theology, and Law. For each subject category, three questions are given from which one can only choose to write on, not exceeding 2000 words. Obtaining prizes in the competition can greatly enhance the competitiveness of undergraduate applications at American, Canadian, and British universities. College admission for students in previous years includes Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Chicago, Oxford, Cambridge, University of Toronto, and other world-renowned schools.
- Eligibility: Students from all countries and schools can participate. There are two levels of the competition, one for high school students from 15 to 18 years old and the Junior Prize, focused on middle school students 14 years old and younger.
- Deadline: Thursday, 30 June 2022 at 11:59pm, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Click here to read more about the competition.
- Competition Website: LINK
John Locke Essay Competition
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