History Essay Prize

The Richard III Society Prize Essay for Sixth Formers 2021. 

The Richard III Society is offering a prize of £200 for the best essay on a topic relevant to 

The Life and Times of Richard, Duke of Gloucester (Richard III) 1452-85

submitted either as coursework or an EPQ to an awarding body by the end of May 2021.

There will be second prize of £100 and a third prize of £50. All entries judged to be of at least grade A quality will qualify for one year’s free membership of the Richard III Society.

An intention to submit an essay should be sent by October 3st, 2020 to education@richardiii.net

stating the student’s name, their school or college name and the proposed essay title. This is not a closing date and entries advised after this date will be accepted.

The judges will be a panel of published authors on 15th century history.

The deadline for sending entries will be dependent on the state of play of exams in 2021 and will be posted on the Richard III Society website. This deadline will be no earlier than the end of May 2021.

Entrants must be under the age of 19 by 1st September 2021 and attending a school or college in the United Kingdom.

Prize winners will be notified by September 30th 2021.

Iain Farrell

Education Officer

Richard III Society