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Eon Essay Contest on The Precipice
Eon Essay Contest is a project of Players Philanthropy Fund, a Maryland charitable trust recognized by IRS as a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (Federal Tax ID: 27-6601178). Contributions to Eon Essay Contest are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
The Eon Essay Contest is open to all students (high school, undergraduate, and graduate) 13 and older to study for the Bachelor or Master or Ph.D. program. This is an Essay competition that awards the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd a scholarship.
The benefit of this competition is prize money of $42,000USD in total. There are ten prizes available, ranging from 15,000 USD to 2,000 USD.
How to Apply
The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity is a book by Toby Ord, a philosopher at Oxford University, he discusses some of the most important issues of our time. It raises awareness about existential risks, which are risks that threaten humanity’s long-term potential. Addressing these risks may be among the most pressing moral issues of our time.
To enter, students must read the book and then write an essay of up to 1,200 words. Further details on the Essay and the essay prompts are available on the contest website via: www.eonessaycontest.com
Important notice to all applicants
The deadline for Eon Essay competition is the 15th of June 2022