Submit by March 11, 2022








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Check back at the end of May to see the results!

The Stossel in the Classroom 2021-22 student essay and video contests are here—offering $25,000 in cash prizes for students & teachers! The essay and video contests are open to secondary schoolers, and undergrads can participate in the video contest. New this year—students can choose from multiple topics, and there’s a new middle school division with separate prizes! Check out the prizes, program updates, and entry details at the links below, then get your students started on their entries!

“Absolutely fantastic resources and contests that help my students bolster their critical thinking skills – the most valuable resource for the 21st century.”

High School English Teacher

“The essay prompts are very thought provoking and help kids think logically about capitalism, free markets and individual freedom! Love the topics!”

Middle School Social Studies Teacher

“We look forward to the essay contest each year! It becomes a competition and it is a great way for them to improve their writing skills. Thank you!”

High School Leadership Instructor