Official Rules from the 1999 Morley Journalism Competition



  1. Applicants must be full-time students (college, university, or high school) during 1999-2000, or be 25 years of age or younger as of December 1, 1999.
  2. Applicants must submit entry form, along with a clipping or a legible copy of three to five separate items published between July 1, 1998 and December 1, 1999. Publications qualifying for consideration include editorials, op-eds, articles, essays, and reviews. Each item must include the publication's name and date of publication.
  3. At least two of the submitted items should explore or apply classical liberal principles; the balance may, if applicant chooses, be qualifying publications (see Rule 2 above) that do not take up classical liberal themes but indicate the applicant's range and quality of writing.
  4. All publications must be in English.
  5. Winners of first, second, and third prize in last year's Morley Competition are not eligible in the current competition.
  6. The decision of the judges is final. IHS reserves the right not to award a prize.



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