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Last Chance to Enter FIRE's Essay Contest for a $5,000 Scholarship!
FIRE's Third Annual "Freedom in Academia" Essay Contest will stop accepting submissions on Monday, November 1. High school seniors graduating in 2011 can watch two excellent FIRE videos and submit an essay explaining why free speech should be protected on college campuses.
This year, FIRE will award one first-place winner a $5,000 scholarship, one second-place winner a $2,500 scholarship, and five runners-up $1,000 scholarships.
FIRE’s award-winning Newsdesk covers the free speech news you need to stay informed.
When shouting silences speaking: Disinvitations, shoutdowns, and civil disobedience
No matter what you call it, when students and faculty silence free expression on campus, censorship wins.
After Utah city Dewey-decimates librarians’ free speech rights, FIRE threatens lawsuit
Elected officials in Orem, Utah, forbade library employees from criticizing government restrictions of book displays for gay pride month
FIRE launches expanded 2023 Free Inquiry Grant program, offering $200,000 to support research on free speech
FIRE is proud to announce that we have expanded the program to $200,000, with a maximum grant size of $65,000, to fund proposals supporting research that advances the understanding of free speech and academic freedom.
How to kill online free speech
The European Court of Human Rights provides a cautionary tale as the U.S. Supreme Court faces many challenges to its robust protections for online speech.