Deadline: 30 December 2018
Open to: all students of medicine, psychology, nursing, psychotherapy and social work
Benefits: 1st prize with amount of USD 1300 (£1,000) and 5 runner-up prizes of USD 320 (£250)
To mark its 30th anniversary, Castle Craig Hospital in Scotland is launching an annual international essay writing competition for students.
The three essay questions are:
- Is addiction to a drug a brain disease?
- What is the role of psychotherapy in realizing and sustaining recovery from addiction?
- ‘Society holds the solution to addiction because social problems are the main cause.’ Discuss.
Entrants can choose from 3 different essay questions on an aspect of addiction, and essays should be not more than 3000 words. Essays should be academic papers including references, and may rely on personal experiences, objective opinions or a general outlook.
The competition is intended for all students of medicine, psychology, nursing, psychotherapy and social work.
The award for 1st prize is USD 1300 (£1,000), and there will be up to 5 runner-up prizes of USD 320 (£250). Additional notable submissions will receive a written commendation.
How to apply?
In order to apply, you must fill in the application form.
For more information please check the official web page.