The General Prize Essay Contest

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Award Amount


Application Deadline

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Awarded By

U.S. Naval Institute

Award Amount

1st Prize - $6,000; 2nd Prize - $3,000; 3rd Prize - $2,000. All awards are offered annually and are non-renewable.


There are four prizes awarded annually: one first place; one second place; and two third place.

Deadline Info

This essay contest is open to all work published in Proceedings, the flagship magazine of the U.S. Naval Institute. Please see the USNI website for guidelines on submissions. The contest remains open ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.