Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity Prize in Ethics

The EWF Prize in Ethics Essay contest is designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world.


Students are encouraged to write thought-provoking personal essays that raise questions, single out issues and are rational arguments for ethical action.


To learn more about the contest please visit The Elie Wiesel Foundation webpage.

Eligibility Requirements

Open to Full time Juniors & Seniors. For more information on guidelines click here.


January 17th by 5 p.m. PST



Application Information

Students must apply and submit essays online, and receive online verification from their Faculty Sponsor. Any professor may act as a Faculty Sponsor and endorse the quality and authenticity of the student’s essay. Also, students must upload a letter from the Registrar or National Student Clearinghouse verifying enrollment.



Additional Information

For more information you may visit the Elie Wiesel Foundation webpage.

  • Email  Contact: chelsea@eliewieselfoundation.org
  • Phone: 212-490-7788



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