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Free Speech Essay Contest

Sponsored by: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a high school junior or senior. Essay between 800 and 1,000 words required on this topic: Why is free speech important at our nation's colleges and universities?


Application Deadline January 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $10,000
Average $5,000
Min $1,000


Min 5

Contact Information

Scholarship Administrator
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
170 South Independence Mall West, Suite 510
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

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