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Freedom From Religion Foundation Catherine Fahringer Memorial Award

Award Amount
$2,500
Awards Available
4
Deadline
June 17, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • The First In The Family Freedom From Religion Foundation Catherine Fahringer Memorial award is available to high school youth who live in the U.S. who identify as atheist, agnostic, humanist and/or secular, and are accepted into two or four-year colleges. Preference is given to students of color (Black/African American, Latino(a), Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American) who are (or have been) in foster care, homeless, undocumented students and/or LGBTQ (system involved youth applicants are also welcome). A two to three paragraph essay is required (between 400-700 words) on the following topic: Humanism is based on the belief that every human being should be treated equally regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, class, and disability status. Human beings, not gods, are solely responsible for creating social change. Why do you identify as non-religious/secular and what issue(s) are you passionate about addressing in your community? How might Humanism make a positive difference in creating social change? For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Sikivu Hutchinson
  • 3101 W. 79th Street
  • Los Angeles, CA 90043
  • blackskeptics@gmail.org

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