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Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Contest

The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is an annual contest designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them today. Topics are suggested each year, but students are free to write about any topic as long as it pertains to ethics. Open to juniors and seniors.

First prize: $5,000
Second Prize: $2,500
Third Prize: $1,500
Honorable Mentions: $500 each


December 14

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Junior, Senior

Graduate: None

Award Type:
Essay Contest

Award Period:
Academic Year (Undergraduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
October 8, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17