The Kenan Moral Purpose Award is given for the best undergraduate student essay on the role a liberal arts education plays in students’ exploration of the personal and social purposes by which to orient their future and the intellectual, emotional, and moral commitments that make for a full life.

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2020 Kenan Moral Purpose Award Essay Competition

NEW FOR 2020: There will be a separate award for the best graduate student essay. The call for submissions to the 2020 Kenan Moral Purpose Award essay competition is now open, with a deadline of 11:59pm, Sunday, April 26.

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