Profile in Courage Essay Contest

John F. Kennedy Library Presidential Library and Museum


Up to $10,000

awards available



January 15, 2021

Provider Scholarship Criteria


Current School Year


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 and analyzes 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.

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