Ayn Rand Institute Essay Contests

Deadline: Vary by Contest


Three essay contests are available: 

  • Anthem - open to 8-12 graders (ages 13-18). The deadline is April 30, 2020
  • The Foutainhead - open to 11th and 12th graders (ages 16-18). The deadline is May 28, 2020
  • Atlas Shrugged - open to 12th graders, College Undergraduates, and Graduate Students. Deadline is September 19, 2020

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.