Free speech is important on campus. Tell us why, and you could win a $10,000 college scholarship! High school juniors and seniors planning on attending college are invited to enter FIRE’s essay contest. Winners will receive one of nine college scholarships worth $10,000, $5000, $1000, or $500.
Do you know a high school junior or senior? Then send them this link—thefire.org/resources/high-school-network/essay-contest—and encourage them to apply!
To enter, watch two FIRE videos—Silencing U: Five Outrageous Cases of Campus Censorship and What Every Student Should Know Before Starting College—and write an essay answering the question: “Why is free speech important at our nation’s colleges and universities?”
To view the full contest rules and entry form, visit thefire.org/resources/high-school-network/essay-contest and email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.