PROFILE IN COURAGE ESSAY CONTEST—Due January 13, 2023
The 2023 Profile in Courage Essay Contest opens for submissions on September 1, 2022. The contest deadline is January 13, 2023.
The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born.
The first-place winner receives $10,000. Second-place receives $3,000. Five finalists receive $1,000 each. Eight semifinalists receive $100 each. Ten students receive honorable mention.
Submissions are evaluated on content (demonstrated understanding of political courage, originality, supporting evidence, source material) and presentation (quality of writing, organization, conventions.) Includes information about disqualifications.
For more information, go to the website: https://www.jfklibrary.org/learn/education/profile-in-courage-essay-contest