Civil Rights Defense Fund Writing Contest & Scholarship, USA

The The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund is proudly sponsoring a writing contest and scholarship for grades K-12. Applicants must provide an essay responding the topic below.Four best candidates will be selected to receive the award. Submission Deadline is December 31 each year.

Scholarship Description
The NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund continues its Yearly Youth Essay Contest celebrating the Second Amendment as an integral part of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.The theme for the essay is “What Does The Second Amendment Mean to You?”

Scholarship Value
First place cash prizes are $1,000, $600 for second place, $200 for third place, and $100 for fourth place

Level and Area of Studies
Non-degree program in all subjects

Place of Study
No detail information

Eligibility and Criteria
The contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high, or high school during the 2017-2018 academic year, including homeschooled students in an equivalent grade level, who have not previously received a prize in their category. For example, a previous winner in the junior category, who is now eligible for the senior category, may submit an entry.

Applicants’ Nationality
U.S Students may apply this scholarship

Application Instruction
All essays should be about 1,000 words, neat, and legible (double spaced, typed preferred). The fund historically receives a large number of entries and the contest is highly competitive. Include your name, age, address, telephone number, school, and grade as well as a statement from a teacher or parent certifying that the essay is your original work

Submission Deadline
December 31 on annual basis

Website and Application Link

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