Essay Contest 2019

Welcome to the Lewis & Tolkien Society Essay Competition for 2019 Essay Competition Topic

“What is the meaning of Frodo’s mission?” in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings

To be eligible you must be studying in a private high school, Catholic, Christian, Classical, or at home in Dallas or Tarrant Counties and be between fifteen and eighteen on January 1, 2019.

Prizes: $500, $350, & $200

Register deadline: February 18th, 2019

Essay submission deadline: April 01, 2019

Essay Registration 2018

When ready to submit your essay, include your contact information on the cover page of the essay, and email it to

Only essays from registered applicants will be accepted