FIRE's "Freedom in Academia" Essay Contest
Apply for FIRE's "Freedom in Academia" Essay Contest.
October 14, 2010
Why is free speech important at our nation’s colleges and universities? Discuss this topic and more in an essay and submit it to FIRE’s “Freedom in Academia” essay contest.
This contest is open to graduating high school seniors. To enter, you must watch two short videos and write a 700-1200 word essay in response to the videos, which revolve around free speech and freedom of expression.
One first place winner will be awarded a $5,000 college scholarship. One second place winner will receive a $2,500 college scholarship and five runners-up will each receive a $1,000 college scholarship.
For more information and the complete rules of entry visit FIRE’s “Freedom in Academia” Essay Contest.
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