Top Essays To Be Awarded $2,500 (Students) or $10,000 (Untenured Faculty)
The Independent Institute is pleased to announce the 2007 Olive W. Garvey Fellowship Essay Competition. Cash prizes will be awarded to outstanding college students and untenured junior faculty from around the world through a competitive essay contest.
The 2007 Garvey Fellowship Prizes will be awarded for the best essay on the topic: Is foreign aid the solution to global poverty?
A panel of three judges will look for the best essays related to the topic original essays distinguished by their clarity, rigor, and eloquence. The essays need not be technical or demonstrate hyper-specialized scholarship, although they should be serious in content, tone, and style. Held biennially, the Garvey Fellowship is intended to encourage and reward scholarship pertaining to the meaning and significance of economic and personal liberties.
STUDENT DIVISION: College students up to the age of 35:
First Prize: $2,500
Second Prize: $1,500
Third prize: $1,000br />
FACULTY DIVISION: Junior faculty members up to the age of 35 and not yet tenured:
First Prize: $10,000
Second Prize: $5,000
Third Prize: $1,500
- Student Division: Any student 35 years or younger enrolled at a recognized college or university anywhere in the world.
- Junior Faculty Division: Untenured college or university teachers, Assistant Professor or higher, 35 years or younger.
LENGTH: Student essays must not exceed 3,000 words. Teacher essays must be 5,000 to 8,000 words long.
DEADLINE: May 1, 2007
For more information, including eligibility requirements, a suggested reading list and examples of past winning essays, see http://www.independent.org/students/garvey/