Private Enterprise Essay Contest for College Students
This year's Private Enterprise Essay Contest for college students is underway, offering cash awards to students and professors totaling $5,500. The contest is open to all registered undergraduate college and university students in the United States. First prize is $3,000, second is $1,250 and third is $1,000. Professors or teachers of the top two finishers will each receive a $250 honorarium.
The topics for the contest are listed on our website. Entries must be postmarked no later than April 30th. Minimum length is 1,500 words and maximum length is 2,000 words. Essays must be typed and double spaced. Each essay must be accompanied by an entry form, available on our website and a brief biography. Each college instructor may submit an unlimited number of essays. Students may submit essays on more than one topic. All entries become the property of the Americanism Educational League.