Free Country Principles Scholarship Essay Contest

General Information:

We're looking for people who have Principles and those who not only talk about them but also LIVE them!  Do you have a Principle that you live your life by?  If so, we'd love to hear about it.  It's easy to enter the contest and you could win $1,000 to help out with your college expenses.


  • You must be a graduating high school senior or a freshman or sophomore in college

  • You must not be related to any Free Country staff or extended family

  • We reserve the right to verify date of HS graduation and/or college enrollment


Application Process:

  • First check out the Free Country Principles Website. This will give you a good idea of what we stand for and may help you to frame your essay.

  • Give your Principle a short title as we did with ours. Then tell us about it in a 400 - 500 word essay.

  • Send it to us as a Word attachment to with PRINCIPLE ESSAY in the subject line of your email.  Might be best to include your phone number just in case

  • Essays must be submitted by May 31st 2014

  • Write about something you truly believe in, why, and how you live your life by that Principle.  



May 31, 2014


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