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2019 Howard P. Milstein Fellowship

 

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In honor of Howard P. Milstein, an American businessman, philanthropist, and supporter of our mission, we are excited to once again name a Howard P. Milstein Fellow at the 2019 National Meeting. A winning essay will incorporate the shared philosophies of Howard Milstein, the Manhattan Institute, and the Adam Smith Society - the centrality of free markets to American culture, and the benefits of commerce for a thriving society.

This fellowship will be awarded to the first or second-year MBA student member who authors the winning essay in response to the prompt available below by February 1, 2019. Apply here.

Prompt:

In approximately 500 words, please respond to the below.

Recent surveys have found weak support for capitalism among Millennials. A 2016 national poll of America’s 18- to 29-year-olds by Harvard’s Institute of Politics (IOP), for example, found that a majority did not support capitalism and that a third supported socialism. Do business leaders have a responsibility to influence the general public’s perception of capitalism? If yes, how should they best accomplish this, and among younger Americans, specifically?
 

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Award Details

The Howard P. Milstein Fellow will receive:

  • $1,000 cash prize
  • Their essay published by the Manhattan Institute and featured on the Adam Smith Society website
  • 100% travel scholarship to all National Events (including the 2019 National Meeting)

Contest Details

MBA Students and Professional Members are eligible for this fellowship

  • February 1, 2019: All essay submissions due
  • April 12-13, 2019: Winner announced at the National Meeting

 

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If you have any additional questions on the essay competition, please contact us at events@adamsmithsociety.com

 

 

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