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Questions by potential applicants may be directed to Senator Bowers at 785-243-3325×2 or to the NFWL office at 703-518-7931 or email Elaine at [email protected]
SUBMITTED The National Foundation for Women Legislators and the National Rifle Association are co-sponsoring the 20th Annual NFWL/NRA Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest for college-bound female high school juniors and seniors.
The application process includes a 400-600 word essay on one of three topics: the 1st Amendment and how women have played influential roles, the National Woman Suffrage Association which lead to the 19th Amendment being ratified and why women only hold 24% of elected offices in America with 54% of the populous of the country.
The essay topics change each year but always pertain to the constitution.
For more information, students should visit https://All entries become the property of the NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund.2017 Youth Essay Contest Bill Of Rights Essay Contest The essay competition challenges students age 14 to 19 to write a 500- to 800-word essay about the Bill of Rights.Rules and Regulations - Bill of Rights Institute The Institute develops educational resources and programs for a network of more than 50,000 educators and 30,000 students nationwide.The contest: The We the Students Essay Contest is an annual nationwide scholarship competition for students in grades 8 to 12.Nfwl Nra Bill Of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest - Eligibility: The contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high, or high school during the 2017-2018 academic year, including homeschooled students in an equivalent grade level, who have not previously received a prize in their category.Six female high school juniors or seniors will be awarded a ,000 college scholarship, an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL's Annual Conference, and an award.For 20 years now, the National Foundation for Women Legislators and the National Rifle Association have joined forces for the Annual Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest, which provides six female high school juniors or seniors a ,000 college scholarship, an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL's Annual Conference, and an award that will be presented at the event.To apply for the scholarship, students must write an essay on one of three topics announced each spring, get a letter of recommendation from a currently elected woman (on the state, county, or municipal level), receive a letter of recommendation from a school employee, and submit a resume.Through the scholarship program, NFWL and the NRA join forces to provide six winners- a ,000 college scholarship and an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL’s Annual Conference.The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) is a non-partisan 501c3, educational foundation for elected women in the state, county, and municipal levels.