The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to write an essay on an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956. For contest information, registration and to submit your essay, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at www.jfklibrary.org
First place winner - $10,000
2nd place winner - $1,000
3rd place winners (5) - $500
Deadline for submission is January 6, 2016.