The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is an annual competition that is designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world. Students are encouraged to write thought provoking, personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and are rational arguments for ethical action.
First Prize - $5,000
Second Prize - $2,500
Third Prize - $1,000
Two Honorable Mentions - $500 each
Full-time undergraduate Juniors and Seniors at accredited colleges and universities in the US are welcome to enter the 2017 Essay Contest. The essay should be 3,000 to 4,000 words, and developed from any point of view - it may take the form of an analysis that is biographical, historical, literary, philosophical, psychological, sociological or theological. Suggested essay topic:
Deadline for submission is December 19, 2016 by 5pm PST.
Last Updated: 12/13/16