Anthem Essay Contest for Students
Deadline April 29 (must be received by this date), formerly April 30. Highly recommended free contest for 8th-12th graders awards top prizes of $2,000 apiece in each of two categories (8th-10th grade students and 11th-12th grade students), other large prizes, for essays on Ayn Rand's novella Anthem. See website for essay topics and background on Rand's rationalist, libertarian worldview. Submit one essay, 600-1,200 words, online. Past first-prize winners are ineligible. Sponsored by the Ayn Rand Institute.
Published: February 23, 2021