Welcome to the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest 2012 Submission Site!

The system is now closed for submissions.

Thank you for your interest in the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest. By entering the contest, you will become part of a 23 year legacy of leading young thinkers and writers confronting the ethical dilemmas in their lives and the world. We are proud of you!

The contest is open to registered undergraduate full-time Juniors or Seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States during the Fall 2011 Semester. The essay must be the original, unpublished work of one student. Only one essay per student per year may be submitted.

Submissions will be accepted online through Monday, December 5, 2011, by 5pm PST. No late entries will be accepted.

For more information on this award, please visit the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics website at http://www.ethicsprize.org.

You will complete your application and submit your entry here. What you need to apply*:

  1. Your Essay
  2. Your Contact Information
  3. Enrollment Verification
  4. A Faculty Sponsor and his/her Contact Information
*(For complete rules and requirements, click here.)

You may create an online account at any time, (even before you have completed your essay). Please note that once you have uploaded your essay, you may change your uploaded file until you "submit." We advise you to please work with your faculty sponsor on your essay before it is submitted for online verification. Your Faculty Sponsor must verify your entry by December 13th, so please plan accordingly. Once your Faculty Sponsor has verified your essay, it is final, and you may not replace or change your essay. Any essay without Faculty Sponsor verification will be disqualified.

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