University of California, Irvine

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The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity Prize in Ethics

Provider: Elie Wiesel Foundation

Application Deadline: February 10

Award Amount: First Place: $5,000; Second Place: $2,500; Third Place: $1,500; Honorable Mention (2): $500

Contact Information: Application forms and detailed information available at

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrolled full-time Juniors or Seniors at an accredited four-year college/university in the United States;
  • Submit a 3,000-4,000 word essay about the prompt on the website;
  • Must have a Faculty sponsor to verify that your essay meets the content standards;
  • Submit official verification of enrollment from your Registrar;
  • Studying abroad students are encouraged to apply.


Hours: 10am-5pm Monday to Friday
102 Aldrich Hall, Irvine, CA 92697-2825
Tel: (949) 824-8262
Fax: (949) 824-4876 or (949) 824-6725

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The State of California requires that you be told the following:
Federal student loans are available to most students regardless of income and provide a range of repayment options including income-based repayment plans and loan forgiveness benefits, which other education loans are not required to provide.