Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest

September 18th, 2015 by Jonathan Frankel

piggy bankAtlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Deadline: October 23rd

Ayn Rand is hosting a worldwide essay contest for students to have a chance at receiving one of more than 85 prizes. There is not an age limit for this contest, however, only twelfth graders, college undergraduates and college graduate students are able to apply before the October 23rd deadline for a chance to win. The following prizes will be awarded:

  • One 1st place winner: $20,000
  • Three 2nd place winners: $2,000
  • Five 3rd place winners: $1,000
  • Twenty-five finalists: $100
  • Fifty semifinalists: $50

The winners will receive their prize as a cash prize, there is not a restriction on how the prize can be used.

Students from around the world can enter to win this essay contest as there is not a specific citizenship requirement. However, students can only submit one essay and it must be specific to Ayn Rand novel Atlas Shrugged.

The winners and finalists of this Contest will be notified by December 23rd. Get more information on the Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest and if you’re eligible to enter.


The InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest is Back

September 2nd, 2015 by Jonathan Frankel

posterInternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest
Deadline: October 22nd

The InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest is back and ready for your entry! If you plan on becoming an international student or if you are currently, make sure you get the details you need on how to enter this contest. One lucky, grand prize winner will receive $4,000 and their very own blog on InternationalStudent.com. The InternationalStudent.com judges will also name a second place, third place and viewers’ choice winner. The grand prize winner will be announced on the last day of International Education Week: November 20th.

How to Enter:
If you would like to enter you need to be at least 18 years old and either plan on studying outside your home country or are currently. Create a 5 minute that shares why you would like to become an international student or why you would like to take a specific trip during your time as an international student. Read the full list of rules and regulations before you enter.

Your video must be original and creative, and have been created specifically for the InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest.

Before you start filming your video read these tips & tricks, view past winners and see who will be judging your video.

Get more information on how to enter the 10th Annual Travel Video Contest.