Do you like to write? Do you like to ponder philosophical questions? Would you like to earn $5,000 in extra money? Consider applying to the 2016 Elie Wiesel Foundation Price in Ethics Essay Contest!
What is the contest?
Since 1989, The Elie Wiesel Foundation Price in Ethics has encouraged students to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and develop rational arguments for ethical action.
Articulate with clarity an ethical issue that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself. (Word Count: 3,000-4,000 words)
Who can apply?
Registered undergraduate, full-time junior and seniors at accredited four-year college or universities in the US.
Students must apply and submit essays online, and receive online verification from their Faculty Sponsor. Any professor may act as a Faculty Sponsor and endorse the quality and authenticity of a student’s essay. Also, students must upload a letter from the registrar of their university verifying enrollment.
First price: $5,000
Second prize: $2,500
Third prize: $1,500
Two Honorable mentions: $500 each
Deadline: December 14, 2015
Please contact Molly Hildebrand at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to make an appointment to discuss the contest.