OAC does not offer college credits and is rather intended as a supplement to a college education. Northrup Buechner and George Walsh joined the board of advisors shortly thereafter. The contest guidelines ask that you select ONE of three topics Essays not written on one of the three topics will be disqualified.
They hold that the motivation for Islamic terrorism comes from their religiosity, not poverty or a reaction to Western policies. The other was a college scholarship contest for high-school students based on writing an essay about Rand's novel The Fountainhead.
Essays must be written in English only. ARI sponsors writers and speakers who apply Objectivism to contemporary issues, including religion, politics and art. The first board of directors included Snider and psychologist Edith Packer. It sends free books to schools, sponsors student essay contests and campus clubs and offers financial assistance to students applying to graduate school.
Our Commander-In-Chief must decide whether it is his duty to save Americans or the governments who conspire to kill them". The Jefferson School held a two-week-long conference at the University of California, San Diego later that year, a conference which continued to occur every two years and is the predecessor of ARI's current annual Objectivist Conference.
Winners will be solely responsible for any federal, state or local taxes. Essays must not infringe on any third-party rights or intellectual property of any person, company or organization.
OCON primarily consists of lectures, social events, and professional mentoring.