Ayn Rand Essay Contests

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Basic Information

Administrator: Jason Eriksen
Scholarship Sponsor: The Ayn Rand Institute
Address: 2121 Alton Parkway Suite 250 Irvine, CA 92606
Phone Number: 949-222-6550
Fax Number: 949-222-6558

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Additional Information

Amount of Scholarship: $30 - $10,000 USD
Number of Awards: 632
Available to Class Level: 8th through 12th grade, College, and University
Requirements: Submit an essay through www.aynrandnovels.com/contests on one of the topics listed. Students from grades 8 and above are eligible to enter. Students may enter as many contests as they are eligible for based on current grade level.
Eligibility: Essay
Due Date: Throughout Year
Purpose of Award: To encourage critical thinking and writing skills.
Duration: Annual
Renewable: No
Need-based Scholarship: No
Applicaiton Online: Yes
Application Fees: No
Scholarship History: The Ayn Rand Institute began its essay contest program in 1985, and has awarded over $1,000,000 in scholarships to students since the program began.