The Center for Alcohol Policy Essay Contest

Who Is Eligible:

The contest is open to all persons who are over the age of 18 as of December of the year of the contest. Students, academics, practicing attorneys, policymakers and members of the general public are encouraged to submit essays. Essays may be emailed mailed as a hard copy to the scholarship provider's mailing address.


The Center is now accepting entries for its annual essay contest. The topic for this year’s contest is:

The 21st Amendment repealed Prohibition and put control over alcohol regulation directly in the hands of the states. Though each state’s alcohol control policies are unique, they all include distinct regulations for different types of alcohol. Why are various types of alcohol regulated in different ways? Should they be?

Deadline: 12/02/2017
Amount: $2500, $1250, $500
How to apply:

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Application is past due this year, please check it back for further information.