Santa Clara University

Religious Studies department

Call for Papers and Essay Contests

The Elie Wiesel Foundation Prize In Ethics Essay Contest 2015


Deadline: December 8, 2014 by 5PM PST

Prizes: First - $5,000, Second - $2,500, Third - $1,500, Two Honorable Mentions - $500 each


Eligibility: Registered undergraduate full-time Juniors or Seniors at accredited four-year college or universities in the United States during the Fall 2014 Semester.


Suggested Essay Topics: Articulate with clarity an ethical issues that you have encountered and analyze what it has taught you about ethics and yourself. *note: This is only a suggestion and students may write on any topic they wish pertaining to ethics.


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The 2015 Albert Clark Award
for the Best Papers in Religious Studies or Theology

Deadline: January 10, 2015


Prizes: $500 for the best undergraduate paper, $250 for second place. $500 for the best graduate paper, $250 for second place.

Guidelines: The competition is open to any student currently enrolled in or graduated from a school with a TAK chapter, provided that the paper was written while attending that school. It is also open to alumni members of TAK. Papers may be submitted through TAK chapter moderators or independently. In either case, a cover letter should indicate the name of the entrant, the school, status as undergraduate or graduate, permanent mailing address, and mailing addresses to be used in the year of submission (2014) and after January 2015.



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