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Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

Sponsored by: The Ayn Rand Institute

Entrant must be enrolled as a 12th grade, undergraduate, and graduate student (ages 17+) at some point during the year in which the contest is being held. Students are permitted to submit one entry per year. Essays should be written in English only, and should be no fewer than 800 and no more than 1,600 words in length, double-spaced.


Application Deadline September 27
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

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The Ayn Rand Institute

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The Ayn Rand Institute
P.O. Box 57044
Irvine, CA 92619
United States
Phone: 949-222-6550

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