Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest


Contributed by David Dresser

The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity has announced its 2005 Prize in Ethics Essay Contest. Full-time juniors and seniors are encouraged to write essays of 3.000 to 4,000 words in which they analyze ethical questions and concerns facing today's complex society.

First, second, third, and honorable mention prizes are $5,000, $2,500, $1,500, and $500, respectively. The postmark deadline for entries is December 3, 2004.

Suggested topics are:

Each applicant needs a faculty sponsor. Any faculty member may serve as a sponsor and all are urged to encourage thoughtful students to apply.

Guidelines and an entry form are available on-line at Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity.

Contributed by David Dresser