Perspectives Essay Competition

The Diversity and Liberator committees of Liberal Arts Council are proud to present the second installment of our “Perspectives” essay competition! Each month there will be a new competition with a new topic, and the winners will be featured on The Liberator’s website and also receive a $20 Visa gift card!

Please check back in February for the next Perspectives Essay Competition theme!

All submissions must be emailed to

Essay Requirements:
– Between 400 – 750 words
– All sources must be cited (if applicable), with an appropriate bibliography attached
– Double-spaced pages with readable font/font size (Times New Roman, Arial, Century, etc.)
– Essays can be research-based, personal narratives, or an academic paper, as long as all claims are well-sourced. Papers should not be written to appeal to one particular viewpoint, but represent the individual’s perspective on the chosen topic.
– Essays will be judged by adherence to the topic, strength of argument and appropriate sources, originality, as well as grammar and spelling

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