We the Students Scholarship Essay Contest
The Bill of Rights Institute seeks to help high school students understand the freedom and opportunity that the Constitution offers. Among other programs, the We the Students Scholarship competition allows us to engage and educate thousands of students like yourself, who are interested in liberty, the founding principles, and personal responsibility.
Essay Question: In 800 words or fewer, please answer the following question: “Since you were born, has America moved closer to or further away from the ideals outlined in the Declaration of Independence.”
Deadline: December 5, 2014
Honorable mention (5 prizes): $300 each
Early Submission Bonus: Students who submit their entries by November 15, 2014, will have their names put into a drawing to receive one of five $100 Early Bird cash prizes.
We The Students Scholarship – Video Contest
Not a writer? You still have a chance to win $1,000 CASH by creating a YouTube video that creatively answers the question: “Since you were born, has America moved closer to or further away from the ideals outlined in the Declaration of Independence.”
Simply click here, answer a few short questions, and submit a public link to your unique YouTube video (no more than 2.5 minutes in length) by December 5, 2014.