This contest is designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world.
Students are encouraged to write though-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and are rational arguments for ethical action.
- In 3,000 to 4,000 words, you are encouraged to raise questions, single out issues and identify dilemmas.
- Essays may be written in the formal or informal voice, but most importantly, an individual voice should be evident.
- The essay should be developed from your point of view and may take the form of an analysis that is biographical, historical, literary, philosophical, psychological, sociological or theological.
- Essay must be the original, unpublished work of one student. Only one essay per student per year may be submitted.
- All essays must have a title.
- All essays must be written in English.
- Essay should be titled, typed in 12-point font easily readable font (such as Times New Roman), double-spaced with 1-inch margins and numbered pages.
- Submissions will be judged anonymously.
Visit ethicsprize.org to get more information. The deadline to submit essays is Dec. 2.