Poster for the Colin Hardy Memorial Prize 2024 featuring Tommies eating

The Colin Hardy Memorial annual competition to foster interest and scholarship in the First World War among young people is now open for 2024. It is supported by The Western Front Association

Essays or project reports (between 3000 and 6.000 words) or video presentations (up to 15 minutes max duration) are eligible.

Choose any subject associated with the period of the Great War. 

Deadline for Submissions: 15 September 2024

£1000 First Prize

£500 Runner-Up

Further information from the competition co-ordinator, David Williams: