Students

 Welcome, students!

Equipping Christian students to deal with questions of science and faith is a key part of our  ministry, and we aim to provide a supportive and encouraging network for science students as they grow and develop in their Christian faith. Christians in Science grew out of UCCF as a professional group a number of years ago, and student work remains very close to our hearts.

Each year, CiS hosts an essay competition for students to enter, either individually, in pairs or as a group. Topics are provided, entries are submitted over the summer and judged in early autumn. The essay competition is designed to encourage promising young thinkers and writers to explore different science-faith topics.

CiS Student Essay Competition 2024

Entrants should be enrolled on a course at a Higher Education institution for the academic year 2023-2024, in their first undergraduate or postgraduate course of study. Entries under any other circumstance will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Your essay must be written under one of the following titles:-

  • Does Christian faith offer any answer to the planetary crisis?
  • Describe the origin of man as a natural and supernatural process.
  • How crucially good and bad for humanity is the advancement in science and technology today?
  • Does science improve our understanding of God’s eternal power and divine nature (Romans 1:20)?

Please ensure you read carefully the full list of terms and conditions – click here to download.  This includes details to be included, where to send your finished document, etc.

The closing date is 30th August 2024.

To view revious winning essays from our Summer competitions, please click on the link listed below.  The winning essay will also be published in the PreCiS. Normally the autumn or winter issue.

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