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Essay Contest: What is the greatest challenge facing the U.S. economy?

This winter, the Buckley Program is delighted to offer two essay contests: one for Yale College students and one for high school students. Students are asked the question, "What is the greatest challenge facing the U.S. economy?"

College Contest

Essays must be between 700 and 900 words. Click here for the poster.

High School Contest

Essays must be between 500 to 700 words. Click here for the poster.

Prizes: First-place, second-place, and third-place winners will receive $1000, $500, and $250, respectively. All winners will be invited to the Buckley Program’s Firing Line 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Omni Hotel on February 27th to receive recognition.

Please send all submissions as Microsoft Word attachments to BuckleyProgram@gmail.com by February 12, 2016.

© 2018 by William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale 

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