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Ayn Rand Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Goes By: Ayn Rand Essay Contest

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Ayn Rand Electronic Deadline
Thursday, April 28, 2022
11:59 p.m. PST

About this Fellowship

An essay contest focusing on Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand. Applicants chose one of 3 essay topics in a given year to write an 800-1600 word essay.

Award Value

One first prize: $25,000; 3 second prizes: $2,500; 5 third prizes: $500; and 50 finalists: $100.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters, Doctoral, Professional Degree: Health Sciences, Professional Degree: Business, Professional Degree: Law

Minimum Grade Point Average



No Requirements
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: May 4, 2022

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