Current Essay Contests
2019 Enlisted Prize Essay Contest Promo Block

Enlisted Prize Essay Contest

The Challenge:

Write on a topic that makes the naval profession stronger. No subject is too large or too small.

Deadline: 30 April 2019

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CNO Naval History Essay Contest Promo

CNO Naval History Essay Contest

The Challenge:

The Sea Services have a rich history. There is much to be learned from history on multiple fronts—people, battles, strategy, tactics, leadership, values, traditions. While the CNO invites you to write on a naval historical topic of your choice, your essay should relate in some way to establishing and maintaining maritime superiority in today's environment. The essay should provide your readers with a lesson learned from history that can be applied to today.

Deadline: 31 May 2019

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U.S. Naval Institute's Coast Guard Essay Contest

Coast Guard Essay Contest

The Challenge:

Advance new thinking about the U.S. Coast Guard's critical role in the 21st century.  No issue is too big or too narrow as long as it makes the Coast Guard stronger.  This does not mean authors cannot be critical and take on conventional wisdom and current practices.  In fact, we encourage you to push the "dare factor."

Deadline: 31 May 2019

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