The Fountainhead Essay Contest 20110

Scholarship Overview

This essay contest is for 11th and 12th graders worldwide. Applicants must submit an essay for the book "The Fountainhead" by Ayn Rand on one of the topics listed on the website. Essays will be judged on whether they are clearly written, articulate, and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of "The Fountainhead." This contest has no citizenship requirements. Essays must be written in English only.

How easy is it to apply?

Grueling

This scholarship's application process may include long-term projects, contest entries or some other very time-intensive process.

How much competition is there?

Moderate

You will be competing against a pretty high number of people for this scholarship.

Details

Deadline: May 15
Award Range:$50 - $10,000
Awards Granted:236

Fountainhead Essay Contest

Provided by: Ayn Rand Institute

The Fountainhead Essay Contest is open to students worldwide with no application required. Essays must be written on one of three topics, which can be accessed on the sponsor's website and must be between 800 and 1,600 words in English only, double-spaced. Entrant must be in the 11th or 12th grade for at least one semester during the school year in which the contest is held. The school year is considered to run August through July of the following year. ARI reserves the right to make exceptions to this rule, on a case-by-case basis, for students with nonstandard school years. You must read The Fountainhead to write an essay that has a chance to win. Visit the sponsor's website to request a free copy.

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