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Essay Contest

Student Essay Contest

Every year the Center promotes and sponsors an Ethics Essay Contest open to all students attending the University of Baltimore. The aim of the essay contest is to encourage students to think and write about ethics from the perspective of their disciplines and to reward those students who produce an exceptional paper.

Year 2010
Best Paper on Ethics Competition

$300 Cash Award – Best Paper
$200 Cash Award -- Runner Up
$100 Cash Award -- Honorable Mention

Contestants

Anyone enrolled in a program of study at the University of Baltimore during academic year 2009-2010. (Undergraduate, Graduate, Liberal Arts, Business, and Law.)

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT
YOUR PAPER WILL BE JUDGED ON THE FOLLOWING RULES:

Guidelines:
Please Note: All Essays should substantially reflect students'own critical thinking and position on ethical issues.
Topic:
Any critical essay (not a report or a traditional research paper) on personal, professional, business, or social ethics.
Eligibility:
Any papers on an ethical issue submitted for course requirements ARE eligible.
Format:
Follow any accepted guidelines for research paper (example: Turabian or MLA style sheet).
Length:
Paper must be approximately 5-7 pages.
Submission:
Paper must be submitted in triplicate, typed and double-spaced with cover sheet (include title of paper, student’s name, address, phone number and degree program).
Deadline:

April 23, 2010

Contact:

For more details, e-mail, call or stop by --

Hoffberger Center for Professional Ethics - Room 204 AC
410-837-5379

E-Mail: hoffberger@ubalt.edu
Web: www.ubalt.edu/hoffberger