Fire Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

  • FREE SPEECH ESSAY CONTEST

     Description:

     High School Juniors and Seniors in US high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending high school overseas are eligible to participate in FIRE's essay contest.

    • To enter, students must submit an essay between 700 and 900 words on the provided topic.
    • First Place Prize: $10,000 (1 winner)
    • Second Place Prize: $5,000 (1 winner)
    • Third Place Prize: $1,000 (3 winners)
    • Remaining Entrants: $500 (4 winners)

    Application: CLICK HERE 
    Application Deadline: December 31, 2021 by 11:59 EST

    **Winners will be announced by Fetruary 15, 2022.**

UNIGO $10K Scholarship

  • Description: 

    • Be fourteen (14) years of age or older at the time of application
    • Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia
    • Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

    Submit an online written response to the question:
    "2020 was a year to be remembered. What will you remember most about 2020 and why is it important to you?" (250 words or less)

    The Unigo $10K Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around March 31, 2022.

    Award Amount: $10,000
    Application: CLICK HERE
    Application Deadline: December 31, 2021