Write About Ethics! Win Prizes and Cash!

OK, title is sarcastic.  The contest is not.

I’ll help you edit if you want to take a crack at it.


Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2012 

The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity

The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics is an annual competition that challenges college students in the U.S. to submit essays on the urgent ethical issues that confront them in today’s complex world. Since 1989, The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics has been encouraging students to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and are rational arguments for ethical action.


First Prize: $5,000

Second Prize: $2,500

Third Prize: $1,000

Two Honorable Mentions: $500 each

Open to all full-time Juniors and Seniors registered at an accredited four-year college or university!


DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted online at apply.ethicsprize.org before December 5th 2011, 5pm PST.

For more information and guidelines, visit www.ethicsprize.org.

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Samantha Carlin

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The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is made possible through the generosity of Dov Seidman and LRN.

LRN is the exclusive Corporate Partner of the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics.


About Jordi

I am an assistant professor in the Management School at Bucknell University. I specialize in organization theory, social networks, and studying the network society. I have three children, including twins. They love bouncing on the couch, legos, music, and my waffles. My wife teaches English at the same university. I am interested in most things, but these days, networks, social entrepreneurs, the environment, innovation, and virtual worlds. Finding Hidden Abodes and Shaking Iron Cages since 1972
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