FFRF 2021 Student Scholarship Essay Contests

Student Essay

FFRF's five ongoing student essay contests, topics and prompts will be announced by March 1, 2021. Awards will remain the same.

AWARDS:
First Place Prize: $3,500
Second Place Award: $3,000
Third Place Award: $2,500
Fourth Place Award: $2,000
Fifth Place Award: $1,500
Sixth Place Award: $1,000
Seventh Place Award: $750
Eighth Place Award: $500
Ninth Place Award: $400
Tenth Place Award: $300
Optional Honorable Mention(s): $200


William J. Schulz Memorial Essay Contest for College-Bound High School Seniors

This competition is now closed for 2020. Check back in early 2021 for next year's prompts. 

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Michael Hakeem Memorial Essay Contest for Ongoing College Students

This competition is now closed for 2020. Check back in early 2021 for next year's prompts. 

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David Hudak Memorial Essay Contest For Freethinking Students Of Color

This competition is now closed for 2020. Check back in early 2021 for next year's prompts. 

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Brian Bolton Essay Contest for Graduate/"Older" Students (To Age 30)

This competition is now closed for 2020. Check back in early 2021 for next year's prompts. 

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Cornelius Vanderbroek Memorial Essay Competition for Law School Students

First Place Prize: $4,000
Second Place Award: $3,000
Third Place Award: $2,000
Optional Honorable Mention(s): $500

This competition is closed for 2020. Check back in early 2021 for next year's prompts. 

Click here to view the 2020 winners. 

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