Student Activist Awards

Forward Freethought Tuition Scholarship Awardee: Justin Fajar – 2020

Justin FajarThe Forward Freethought Tuition Relief Scholarships is funded by generous FFRF benefactor Lance Bredvold. This year, the students were selected by Black Skeptics Los Angeles, an African-American humanist-atheist community-based organization.

FFRF has previously partnered with BSLA in its annual “first in the family” humanist scholarships for outstanding secular students of color. This year, the tuition relief was doubled to $5,000, thanks to the fund Bredvold has endowed for FFRF.

Watch a short video by Justin Fajar, an aspiring pediatrician, who notes: “Mixing religious beliefs and medicine leads to discrimination and unnecessary deaths" and that “health care [should be] based on facts, not beliefs.”

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