Notes: this essay contest offers cash prizes ranging from $30 to $10,000 for winning essays on three books by the famous author ayn rand the books are “ the anthem” (9th & 10 grade), “the fountainhead (11th & 12th grade), and “atlas shrugged” (college) essay topics change each year and are listed on the website. Ayn rand the fountainhead essay contest offers you a chance to pay for college and school expenses see if you qualify and find more with cappex. Are you teaching an ayn rand novel this year why not encourage your students to enter the ayn rand institute essay contest on that novel ari has held worldwide essay contests for students on ayn rand's fiction for thirty years. Szymanski, a quaker valley high school senior, was chosen as one of 25 finalists winning $100 in the ayn rand institute's 2012 “atlas shrugged” essay contest his essay was chosen for an award from 1,900 entries from all over the world, said jason eriksen, contest coordinator winners, most of whom. I had read ayn rand's books - novels like the fountainhead and atlas shrugged , nonfiction works like the virtue of selfishness and capitalism: the unknown ideal - and i had absorbed her philosophy, objectivism i believed it, i advocated it, and i tried to live by it and now, two decades later, i find that ayn rand plays.
Not only is dr mayhew's book the first compilation of scholarly essays on ayn rand's classic novel the fountainhead, it also contains some brilliant work and insights of many of the top ayn rand scholars working today i'm very excited to see that the fountainhead-one of the greatest and most popular novels of the 20th. The ayn rand institute: the center for the advancement of objectivism, commonly known as the ayn rand institute (ari), is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit think tank in irvine, california that promotes objectivism, the philosophy developed by ayn rand its stated goal is to spearhead a cultural renaissance that will reverse the. Through a free books to teachers program and essay contests, introduce ayn rand's ideas to young people by stimulating interest in her novels among high school students support more than 100 campus clubs at colleges and universities through the institute's objectivist academic center, provide intensive instruction. Additional awards will be provided to students residing in colorado, illinois, indiana and wisconsin deadline info this is an essay contest there is not an application for this award to enter, students must write an essay of 800 to 1,600 words on one of the three topics listed on the ayn rand institute website sign up for.
Its radical author, who also penned the fountainhead and other novels and essays, is the subject of a recent documentary and spate of books to critics who consider rand's philosophy that of the psychopath, a misanthropic fantasy of cruelty, revenge and greed, her posthumous success is alarming. Anthem we the living the fountainhead atlas shrugged synopsis lesson plans & teacher guides additional resources essay contest anthem is ayn rand's “hymn to man's ego” it is the story of one man's rebellion against a totalitarian, collectivist society equality 7-2521 is a young man who yearns to understand.
Fountainhead essay contest provided by: ayn rand institute awards up to $10,000 deadline may 15, 2018 the fountainhead essay contest is open to students worldwide with no application required essays must be written on one of three topics, which can be accessed on the sponsor's website and must be between. Please select the topic question your essay addresses topic 1: an important early event in the novel is the destruction of the phoenix-durango what factors topic 2: capitalism's defenders usually appeal to the “public good” as the moral justification topic 3: francisco d'anconia and his teacher, hugh akston, advise.
About us the ayn rand institute (ari), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in irvine, california, works to introduce young people to ayn rand's novels, to support the institute is named for novelist-philosopher ayn rand (1905-1982), who is best known for her novels the fountainhead and atlas shrugged. Please select the topic question your essay addresses topic 1: how do keating's and roark's paths to success differ which one in the end is the real topic 2: choose the scene in the fountainhead that is most meaningful to you analyze that scene topic 3: the theme of the fountainhead, said ayn rand. The fountain head: april 26, 2017 the atlas shrugged:april 28, 2017 have you read one of ayn rand's thought-provoking novels now's the time enter an ayn rand institute essay contest for your chance to win thousands of dollars in cash prizes ari has held worldwide essay contests for students on. The orange county-based ayn rand institute (ari), founded in los angeles in 1985 to advance the writer's phi her best-known novels include anthem, the fountainhead and atlas shrugged — which depicts a dystopian us where thinkers and creators go on strike when confronted with.
I submitted an essay for the anthem contest i emailed ayn rand institute and asked about when we would get results and they said they would send email and /or snail mail by today (7/28/2016) i'm a finalist for fountainhead too and i didn't get the email for a while because it was in junk hope i can. Stephanie aldrich, winner of the $10,000 grand prize in the ayn rand institute's 2014 atlas shrugged essay contest, talks about how rand's novel has affected her life at the time of this talk she was a third-year graduate student in neuroscience at the university of pittsburgh the occasion of her. I had never heard of the author, ayn rand, but i needed money for college and this essay contest offered a $10,000 top prize, so i headed to my local library to although rand died in 1982, the ayn rand institute continues to open minds, and doors, for students through its many scholarship programs.