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Free Speech Essay Contest

$10,000

December 31, 2020

Awards Available: 9

  • Scholarship Description
  • The mission of FIRE is to defend and sustain individual rights at America’s colleges and universities. These rights include freedom of speech, legal equality, due process, religious liberty, and sanctity of conscience—the essential qualities of individual liberty and dignity. In addition to defending the rights of students and faculty, FIRE works to educate students and the general public on the necessity of free speech and its importance to a thriving democratic society. Open to juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 510 Walnut St.
  • Philadelphia, PA 19106
  • essaycontest@thefire.org
  • 215-717-3473

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