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Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest

Elie Wiesel

Application Deadline

Early December

Eligibility Requirements

Must be a full-time junior or senior.

Open to all majors.

Award Description

In 3,000 to 4,000 words, students are encouraged to raise questions, single out issues and identify ethical dilemmas.

First Prize - $ 5,000

Second Prize - $ 2,500

Third Prize - $ 1,500

Two Honorable Mentions - $ 500 Each


Martha PattersonMartha Patterson, Ph.D.

Professor of English
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