Free Speech Essay Contest

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education


Up to $10,000

awards available



December 31, 2020

Provider Scholarship Criteria

Current School Year


The Free Speech Essay Contest is open to high school juniors and seniors. To be considered, you must explain in a 700 - to 900 - word essay why free speech is so important to higher education, and why censorship undermines the ideals of liberal education and a free society using the prompt on the sponsor's website.

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