Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships: Atlas Shrugged novel Essay Contest

Website: AYN RAND Essay Contest

The Atlas Shrugged novel essay contest is for students with a passion for reading and writing. Contestants must choose a prompt and write an 800-1,600 word essay in which they analyze and make an argument about an aspect or plot point of Atlas Shrugged, a novel by Ayn Rand.
The first-place winner will get $10,000, 3 winners will get second-place and $2,500 each, and 5 winners will get third-place and $500 each.
25 finalists will receive $100 each and 50 semi-finalists will get $25 each.
There are no restrictions on how winners spend the money. 
  • Open to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students worldwide

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