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Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest

$2,000

March 09, 2021

Awards Available: 3

  • Scholarship Description
  • Essay topic: "The United States, along with many other countries, gives safe haven to refugees of war-torn countries. Many factors are taken into account when determining who is allowed to enter our borders. During the presidential campaign, there was discussion around the idea of denying entrance to some immigrants and refugees based on their religion. In an essay, discuss whether a religious test should be conducted as a part of the United States' immigration and refugee policies. Explore the intersection, if any, between the proposed test and the two religion clauses in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. Be sure to identify the implications for religious liberty of all citizens in your answer." The contest is open to all junior and senior high school students. There are no requirements regarding GPA, faith, after-school activities or clubs. Essays must be 800-1,200 words. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Charles Watson
  • 200 Maryland Ave NE
  • Washington, DC 20002
  • cwatson@BJConline.org
  • tel: 202-544-4226
  • fax: 202-544-2094

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virgilio jr a  on 9/11/2015 12:03:48 PM

hi I'm a FILIPINO I WANNA JOIN FOR THAT RELIGIOUS LIBERTY TOPIC? MY PROBLEM IS HOW CAN I JOIN IF I'M HERE IN PHILIPPINES !

Courtney B  on 1/6/2015 11:10:55 PM

Love this scholarsip

Michelle M  on 10/22/2013 3:49:45 PM

Great topic

Kayla W  on 11/20/2012 1:17:13 PM

I think this is a really amazing topic and I will definitely be applying for this scholarship. There is going to be such a variety of answers and I think it will be interesting to see what our generation thinks about it.

Gerald V  on 2/3/2012 6:15:52 PM

This would be quite interesting.

Charity W  on 11/21/2011 11:07:52 AM

I'm really excited for this scholarship. Its something that's really important and I can't wait to get started.

Alexandra R  on 10/12/2011 10:01:53 AM

I really like the idea of this scholarship...gives youth a chance to say what they think...I'm definitely applying for this scholarship.

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