Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Goes By: Elie Wisel
Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.
Elie Wiesel Electronic Deadline
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
5 p.m. PST
About this Fellowship
Essay contest which challenges students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world.
Example prompt from 2020 competition:
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.
First Prize – $5,000 Second Prize – $2,500 Third Prize – $1,500 Two Honorable Mentions – $500 Each
|Year(s) of Application||Junior, Senior|
|Campus Nomination Required||No|
Last updated: June 12, 2020