Students are asked to write or draw how the first amendment affects their everyday life and submit it to a panel of judges in order to win a scholarship that goes towards higher education the first place prize for both art and essay winners is $5,000, and the second place prize is $1,000.
Essays should focus on the importance of the first amendment to all americans, to freedom of speech and particularly, freedom of the press for student publications explain in your own words how you interpret the first amendment and the role it plays in american life. Adl and greenberg traurig, llp, in partnership with nie chicago tribune, announce the 2018 our first amendment freedoms art & essay contest for students grades 6 – 11 in illinois, wisconsin, indiana, minnesota, north dakota and south dakota learn more and apply today. First amendment essay contest to award prizes oklahoma high school students and college undergraduates can win cash prizes by entering the 2009 first amendment congress essay contest, sponsored by foi oklahoma inc entrants have until oct 2 to submit their essays.
Submit essays by midnight may16 word limit 1,000 criteria for judging: style (writing, flow, language) structure (logical and coherent) creativity (original and engaging) please send your submissions to [email protected] with “first amendment prize” in your subject line the first amendment essay prize is co-sponsored by a taste for israel. Thank you for all who participated in our first amendment essay contest we appreciate all your efforts we had to pick a winner and the winner is naomi bernholt naomi was homeschooled and graduated in 2017.
Our first amendment freedoms art & essay contest scholarship - maximum amount: $5,000 - application deadline: september 28, 2018 - for over 200 years, the first amendment has been the cornerstone of freedom in the united states.
Essay and art contest on the first amendment students in grades 76 through 11 at the date of submitting their entry are invited to participate first place winners in each grade category will receive $5,000 second place winners will receive $1,000 additionally, the teacher with the most entries will receive $1,000.
As part of our commitment to improve the debate surrounding issues of radical islam and human rights, clarion launched an essay contest after writing extensively about how the first amendment was the key to fighting islamism , we wanted to hear from you.