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The Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships Essay Contest 2009

The Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships Essay Contest 2009Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships

Organized By: The Independent Institute

Key Dates:
Deadline of Submissions: May 1, 2009

For Whom:

  • Student: Applicant must be 35 years of age or younger and must be enrolled in a college or university.
  • Junior Faculty Member: Applicant must be 35 years of age and must hold a position of Assistant Professor or higher.

The Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships Essay Contest encourages college students and young college professors around the world to study the meaning and significance of economic and personal liberty. Co-sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation and the Independent Institute, the essay contest honors Sir John M. Templeton and is held annually with a different topic each year.

Created in 1974 by Olive W. Garvey, the Fellowship contest has drawn essay submissions from more than 75 countries on 5 continents. Garvey winners have since become some of the finest of scholars, business and civic leaders, and journalists, applying and advancing public knowledge and appreciation around the world for the ideas of individual liberty and personal responsibility.

The Independent Institute will publish the winning essays on this website and seek to have them published elsewhere in major magazines and journals. All winning entries become the property of and are copyrighted by The Independent Institute.

Topic for the essay contest:
Which virtues contribute the most toward achieving freedom, and how can the institutions of civil society encourage the exercise of those virtues?

For more Details:

Homepage: http://www.independent.org/students/essay/
Guidelines and Rules
Contact: Email.


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