Elie Wiesel Foundation Essay Contest 2014 Ethics
Mon, Dec 02, 2013, 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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.

Essay format:

  • 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  • Essay must be the original, unpublished work of one student.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.

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