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Grants for Indiana High School Ethics Bowl Teams

Attention Indiana high school educators

Interested in starting an ethics bowl team in your high school? The Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University is offering grants up to $500 to start and coach an ethics bowl team at your high school during the 2023-2024 school year. Additionally, Prindle Institute staff members are available to offer coaching guidance, including tips to recruit and prepare high school students to compete in the state competition.

Information about ethics bowl and the competition

Ethics Bowl is an activity that promotes respectful, supportive, and in-depth dialogue about ethical and moral questions and decisions. Ethics Bowl matches during a competition feature two teams meeting head-to-head to discuss and evaluate case studies.

The Indiana High School Ethics Bowl competition is Saturday, February 3, 2024 at DePauw University and The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics in Greencastle, Indiana. Teams participate in three preliminary rounds in the morning. Winning teams move on to quarter, semi and final rounds in the afternoon. The state winner then competes in a virtual Divisional Playoff in hopes of earning a spot to attend the national competition in April 2024 at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Payment to register for the Indiana competition is $150 for one team and $75 for each additional team, up to three teams.

Application for $500 Grant If you would like to start and coach a new ethics bowl team at your high school, please fill out the application below.

Grants will be awarded on a rolling first-come, first-served basis. Half of the grant ($250) will be awarded to the educator on December 1, 2023. The final payment will be issued the week after the competition (February 5-9, 2024).
Contact Emily Knuth (eknuth@depauw.edu) with any questions.

Indiana High School Ethics Bowl Grant Application

Do you believe you will have at least three students able to compete on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at DePauw University?(Required)
Will your school offer any additional support to the team?(Required)

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