Sir John M Templeton Essay Contest | Scholarships4Students.com

Sir John M Templeton Essay Contest

  
Award amount

$10,000

Deadline

MAY 03

Awards available

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Scholarship title: Sir John M Templeton Essay Contest

Applicable Majors: All Fields of Study

The Sir John M. Templeton Essay Contest for junior faculty and students in higher education is held every year. The submission deadline is May 3. Winners will be announced in October. The Sir Templeton Fellowships will be awarded for the best essay on the topic:

“Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget the state wants to live at the expense of everyone.” —Frederic Bastiat (1801–1850)

Assuming Bastiat is correct, what ideas or reforms could be developed that would make people better aware that government wants to live at their expense?

Please visit www.independent.org for more information about how to write your essay.

Awards:

Students

  • First Prize: $2,500
  • Second Prize: $1,500
  • Third prize: $1,000

Junior Faculty Members

  • First Prize: $10,000
  • Second Prize: $7,500
  • Third Prize: $4,000
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