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We the Students Essay Contest

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Who Can Apply: The Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students who are no older than 19 and no younger than 14 as of the end of the Contest Period.

How to Apply: In 500-800 words, answer the following question:

The Founders believed in the sanctity/vital importance of the individual liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. To what extent (or in what ways) has our government compromised on these liberties in the name of security or the general welfare?

In your answer, incorporate the principles and specific examples (including current events) that support your conclusion.

Deadline: Sunday, February 7, 2016

Amount: The Grand Prize is $5,000

Number of Scholarships: 30

Learn More: http://www.billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/