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Free Speech Essay Contest

Sponsored by: Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

Applicants must be juniors or seniors in U.S. high schools including home-schools and U.S. citizens attending overseas schools. Students must submit an essay pertaining to the topic of free speech and censorship.


Application Deadline December 31
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


Average 9
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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