Ayn Rand Institute Essay Contests

Deadline: Vary by Contest



Three essay contests are available: 

  • Anthem - open to 8-12 graders (ages 13-18).
  • The Foutainhead - open to 11th and 12th graders (ages 16-18).
  • Atlas Shrugged - open to 12th graders, College Undergraduates, and Graduate Students.

How To Apply:


Visit https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests for contest information and essay guidelines.

More Information:


Award Amounts: between $25 and $25,000

Email essays@aynrand.org with additional questions.