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Entrant must be in the 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade - 11th and 12th grade contest is new this year! Essays will be judged on both style and content. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophical meaning of Ayn Rand's novelette, Anthem. For complete rules and guidelines, visit our web site, https://www.aynrand.org/students/essay-contests#anthem-1

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  • CheckmarkMust be at least 10 years old
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 15 years old
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time

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