The Profile in Courage Essay Contest was an opportunity that I actually learned about very late in the year. Despite the limited time constraints, I ultimately decided to take on the challenge in part because of the subject Id chosen.
The Profile in Courage Essay Contest opens for submissions on September 1, 2018. The contest deadline is January 18, 2019. 2018. Registration and Submission The firstplace winner and herhis nominating teacher will be invited to receive awards at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F.
Kennedy in Profiles in Courage. The maximum word count is 1, 000 with a minimum of 700, not including citations and bibliography. Deadline: January 04, 2018 The Profile in Courage Essay Contest is open to high school students. To be eligible, you must submit a 700 to 1000 word essay that describes and analyzes an act of political courage by a U.
S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Secondplace winner receives a 1, 000 cash award. Five finalists receive a 500 cash award. Eighteen essayists receive JFK Centennial awards of 100.
All winners receive a hardcover copy of Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy. 2018 Profile in Courage Essay Contest. J. Williams September 26, 2017 Scholarship. John F. Kennedy Library Foundation reserves the right to print and display the essays and photographs of the contest winners. Visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest online for full details.
Post navigation. All winners receive a hardcover copy of Profiles in Courage by John F. Kennedy. First Place winner' Teacher The nominating teacher of the firstplace winner is also invited to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library to receive the John F. Kennedy Public Service Grant in the amount of 500 for school projects encouraging student leadership and May 30, 2018 Jeffrey Seaman from Short Hills, NJ accepts the Profile in Courage Student Essay Award for his work on Tennessee Senator Harry T.
Burn who was the deciding vote in the ratification of the 19th Amendment.