Entries should be sent to Rev. Alasdair Macleod, 25c Swordale, Point, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0BP. The closing date is 31st March 2018.

Monarchy Project

(12 years and under) Winner £25, Runner-up £20

Produce an illustrated timeline for the life of the Scottish church leader Thomas Chalmers.

Hamilton Memorial Essay

(12 years and under) Winner £25, Runner-up £20

Describe two important events in the life of the Scottish church leader Thomas Chalmers.

Magdalen Chapel Essay

(13-15 years) (600-800 words) Winner £30, Runner-up £25

Write a brief account of Robert Bruce, the Scottish Presbyterian minister who was exiled to Inverness.

Knox Prize Essay

(16-17 years) (about 1000 words) Winner £40, Runner-up £35

Explain what the Five Articles of Perth of 1618 were, and why the Scottish Presbyterians were so strongly opposed to them.

Melville Essay  

(18-25 years) (2000-3000 words) Winner £60, Runner-up £50

Explain why Thomas Boston reprinted The Marrow of Modern Divinity in 1718, and give an account of the controversy that the book caused in the Church of Scotland.