Return to Headlines

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest Due: 1/17/20

Contest Topic

Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Include an analysis of the obstacles, risks, and consequences associated with the act. The essay may concern an issue at the local, state, national, or international level.

Contest Deadline

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest opens for submissions on September 1, 2019. The contest deadline is January 17, 2020. 

Recognition and Awards

First-place: $10,000          Second-place: $3,000          Five Finalists: $1,000 each          Eight Semi-finalists: $100 each

For more information click here: Essay Contest