2020 Student Essay Competition

The Alliance Française Doylestown & Bucks County is pleased to announce its 2019 essay competition for area high school students. The 2020 essay topic is: 

“La fin d’un conte de fées pour le 21è siècle.”(Write the ending of a popular fairy tale for the 21st century)

The essay competition is open to all Bucks County public/private/home schooled high school students currently studying 4th year or AP level French. Essays must be written in French and should be a minimum of 1200 and a maximum of 1500 words in length. Essays will be judged on creativity, originality of thought, vocabulary and grammar.


Cash prizes will be awarded to first ( $1000) and second place ($500) winners. Honorable mention book prizes will also be awarded. Additional recognition will be provided by the Fédération des Alliances Françaises and by the French consulate.

To enter, download the application here Complete the application and submit it with your typed, double-spaced essay to afdoylestown@gmail.com

Essays must be submitted no later than April 1, 2020. No late submissions will be accepted. Winners will be notified by May 1, 2020.


Please contact us with any questions.

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