Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Provided by: John F. Kennedy Library Presidential Library and Museum


Up to $20,000


January 04, 2017

The Profile in Courage Essay Contest is open to high school students. To be eligible, you must submit a 700 - to 1000 - word essay that describes an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. GED students under the age of 20 may also apply.