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Religious Liberty Scholarship Essay Contest

Sponsored by: Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty

Applicant must be a high school junior or senior. Essay between 800 and 1,200 words addressing the following required: Discuss whether and a religious test should be conducted as a part of the United States┬┐ immigration and refugee policies. Explore the intersection, if any, between the proposed test and the two religion clauses in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. Full question can be found on the sponsor's website.


Application Deadline March 9
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $2,000
Average $1,000
Min $500


Max 3
Average 3

Contact Information

Charles Watson, Jr.
Education & Outreach Specialist
Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty
200 Maryland Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

Phone: (202) 544-4226
Fax: (202) 544-2094

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