The Young Patriots Essay Contest is designed to challenge high school students to creatively solve problems in the realm of economics and public policy through the art of writing. The current prompt is "Drawing on the readings, discuss the relationship between individual freedom and social/economic prosperity. Feel free to incorporate outside research. " The short required readings are available for free on the contest main page.
$2,000Low Amount Awarded
$5,000High Amount Awarded
$10,000Total Amount Awarded
- Must be an undergraduate student
- Must attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
- Must currently be a high school student
- Both full-time and part-time students