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Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest

Award Amount
$2,000
Awards Available
3
Deadline
March 10, 2018
  • 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
  • 202-544-4226

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