Who Can Apply:
- Free speech is a cornerstone of democracy and equality, fundamental principles upon which the American higher education system was founded.
- It is important to support students whose studies highlight the crucial role that free speech plays in encouraging intellectual diversity and critical thinking. Liberal arts education, social sciences, and other interdisciplinary studies foster a broad base of knowledge, demonstrating diversity of thought and critical thinking. The Academic Liberty & Free Speech Scholarship will support students who work to further the values of free speech and critical thought.
- All undergraduate students are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate an openness to diversity of thought, demonstrated by, for example, majoring in liberal arts, social sciences, or interdisciplinary studies or serving on the mock trial or debate team.
Submission: To apply, write about how free speech contributes to intellectual and personal development.
Deadline: April 17, 2024