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Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Sponsored by: Ayn Rand Institute

Applicant must be a high school senior, a college/university undergraduate student or a graduate student. Essay must be between 800 and 1,600 words in length (double-spaced). Only one entry per applicant will be accepted. Contest is open worldwide. No application is required.


Application Deadline April 28
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Number of Applications 2500
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $20,000
Min $50


Max 84
Average 84
Min 84

Contact Information

Jon Glatfelter
Student Outreach Coordinator
Ayn Rand Institute
2121 Alton Parkway, Suite 250
Irvine, CA 92606 United States

Phone: (949) 222-6550 ext. 247

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