The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity Essay Contest

Annual Amount

AWARDS:

First Prize $5,000
Second Prize $2,500
Third Prize $1,500
Two Honorable Mentions $500


Additional Selection Criteria

PLEASE READ FULL GUIDELINES WHICH CAN BE FOUND AThttp://eliewieselfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Contest-Guidelines.pdf

There are some guidelines if you do not follow will nullify your entry.

Eligibility:

Registered undergraduate full-time juniors or seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States during the Fall 2020 semester.


Application Process

2021 Essay Topic:

Articulate with clarity an ethical issue that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself.  Note that the most engaging essays often reflect deeply on a particularly meaningful experience or episode in one's life.  That approach could focus ethical reflection on:

A personal issue

A family matter

A travel incident

An academic inquiry

A dilemma in literature or film

A recent article or editorial in a major newspaper

A current conflict in American life

An international crisis

Write about any specific topic you wish, provided it explores an ethical problem, question, issue or concern.

TO APPLY, GO TO:  https://center.uoregon.edu/EWF/2021/CMS_OldForm_CFPLogin::pageIndex?formid=2666

For any technical support issues with your application please e-mail:  ewfprizehelp@ce.uoregon.edu

Deadline

January 19, 2021

For the application or more information go to:
https://eliewieselfoundation.org/prize-ethics/contest/