John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Applicant must fall into one of the following categories: a United States high school student in grade nine through twelve attending a public, private, parochial, or home school; a United States student under the age of 20 enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, or the United States territories; a United States citizen attending school overseas. An original and creative essay of less than 1,000 words on the political courage of a United States elected official since 1956 is required as part of the application process. The first-place recipient will be invited to accept the award at the Profile in Courage Award Ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.

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Details

Deadline:
January 4
Award type:
Contest
Renewable
No
Min. award:
$100
Max. award:
$20,000
Awarded anualy:
Yes
Unlimited awards:
No
Repay required:
No

Other criteria

Max. Age:
20

Misc.

Enrollment level:
High School Freshman, High School Senior, High School Junior, High School Sophomore

Contact Information

Esther Kohn
Coordinator, Profile in Courage Essay Contest
Columbia Point Boston, MA 02125 United States