The Culture of Enterprise Project annually sponsors an international student essay contest on the topic “Can Character and Communities Survive in an Age of Globalization?” The contest is designed to encourage students to reflect on the relationship between free enterprise and the institutions and mores that define a particular culture.
Prizes
First Place $10,000
Second Place $5,000
Third Place $2,000
Fourth Place $1,500
Fifth Place $1,000
Honorable mentions receive a small library of classic texts. Winning essays are published as an ISI monograph and finalists are honored at the ISI Indianapolis Leadership Conference each Spring.
Deadline: December 31, 2011
The application form can be found here (PDF).
Panel of Judges (PDF)
Please direct all inquiries to [email protected].
Visit the essay website by clicking here.

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