The Science Class Annual Competition gives two annual awards, one for science, one for letters to the best work submitted in response to the question posed for the competition each year. 6 prizes for each class are given annually. The prize money is €1,250 each.
No specific qualifications requirements are stipulated for this competition. Candidates must answer the question posed for the competition and submit their entry in accordance with the published procedures. The submitted work should have a maximum length of 250 pages of 2500 characters per page.