Immerse Education Cambridge Summer School - Essay Competition

Program & Scholarship Overview:
The Cambridge Summer School is a unique experience for you to study in the colleges of one of the world’s oldest universities. Study with Immerse this summer, and you will gain an unrivaled insight into your chosen subject, meet like minded students from all over the world, and experience living and studying in an inspiring location. We offer a variety of summer programs, from Architecture to Physics, and if you’re looking to showcase your academic skills then this is the essay competition for you! The Immerse Education Essay Competition offers applicants the opportunity to win a 100% scholarship to participate on an Immerse summer program.

Website: The Immerse Education Essay Competition
Application: Access Here
List of Essay Questions: View Here

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Open to students of all nationalities who will be aged 13-18 during the summer of 2020
  • Must write and submit a 500-word essay to reflect your interest in your chosen subject matter (view all questions & subjects here)

Judging Criteria: The marking criteria vary by subject and age group.
Various elements of the essay are assessed and the following indicates the relative weighting applied to most essays:

  • Content – 40%
  • Research – 25%
  • Structure – 20%
  • Grammar – 15%

Submission Deadline: All entries must be received by 5:59pm (Chicago Time) on Monday, January 20, 2020. We are unable to accept late entries. Entrants will be informed of the outcome of their entry on or before February 20, 2020.

Open to DREAMers: Yes
Questions? Please email

All-expenses-paid summer academic program