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Free Country Principles Scholarship Essay Contest
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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