Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize in Ethics
The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest challenges 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. Five cash awards are made each year ranging from $500 to $5000.
Eligibility: Open to registered, undergraduate, full-time juniors and seniors at accredited four year colleges or universities in the United States during the fall semester.
Submission deadline: Interested students should work with a willing faculty member of their choice to develop their essays according to the theme and guidelines of the year beginning as soon as possible after that year’s guidelines are announced. Submission deadline is usually early December.
UIS Faculty representative: None officially designated—see Submission Deadline above.