RSC Competition

January 20, 2011


Inspired by the RSC’s individual plays and sponsored by the Royal Shakespeare Company and the British Shakespeare Association, The RSC Shakespeare Student Award is a new, innovative award aimed at students of English Literature and Drama from 18-25 years. The prize can be won by students from any country and involves entrants submitting an essay on Why Shakespeare is Relevant Today.

Chosen by our panel of experts including Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, the winner will receive an exciting array of exclusive prizes including:

    • £100 cash prize
    • iPod nano with a selection of RSC performances pre-loaded
    • A certificate signed by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen
    announcing the winner’s name as recipient of The RSC
    Shakespeare Student Award 2011
    • The publication of the winner’s essay on the competition page of
    The RSC Shakespeare website: http://www.rscshakespeare.co.uk
    • A bundle of all RSC individual plays already published

Terms and conditions apply. All entrants must be 18 years and over. Closing date for entries: 31st January 2011. Entries must be between 1,500-2,000 words in length. Entries must be submitted to: rsc@macmillan.com with entrant’s name, email address and contact number with an attachment of the essay.

For website and T&Cs press here.


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