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'Civil Rights Today' Essay Contest

Sponsored by: LBJ Presidential Library

Applicant must be a high school senior in Texas attending a public, private, parochial, or home school. Essay on the following topic required: Civil Rights Today; essay must articulate (1) how civil rights remains an enduring issue in society, and (2) one aspect of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that impacts your life today.


Application Deadline February 10
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Award Coverage plus transportation, lodging, and ticket to attend one day of the LBJ Library Civil Rights Summit; sponsoring teacher of first place winner will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize and transportation, lodging, and ticket to attend the Summit.
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $2,500
Min $1,000

Contact Information

Margaret Miller
Web Editor
LBJ Presidential Library
2313 Red River
Austin, TX 78705 United States

Phone: (512) 721-0232

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