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    Top 48 Political Science Scholarships for Students in May 2024

    Written by Will Geiger

    Will Geiger is the co-founder of Scholarships360 and has a decade of experience in college admissions and financial aid. He is a former Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at Kenyon College where he personally reviewed 10,000 admissions applications and essays. Will also managed the Kenyon College merit scholarship program and served on the financial aid appeals committee. He has also worked as an Associate Director of College Counseling at a high school in New Haven, Connecticut. Will earned his master’s in education from the University of Pennsylvania and received his undergraduate degree in history from Wake Forest University.

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    Updated: May 3rd, 2024

    There’s no doubt about it: politics is an exciting field to be in. Whether you are right, left, or center, political science can be a great major to consider if you aspire to work in the political arena. Political science can open up many doors, whether you want to go to law school, run for office, work in media, or conduct research in a think tank. It’s no surprise that political science is a very popular major among students. 

    If you are a current or prospective political science major, you are probably also thinking about how to pay for your degree! Luckily, there are a number of scholarships to help you fund your political science degree. Scroll down to find money for your education!

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    $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Scholarships360

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    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Scholarships360

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    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

    The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high school student who hopes to go to college, a graduate student who’s in a master’s program, or an adult learner who wants to return to school, you are eligible for our no essay scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to students who get the most out of Scholarships360 scholarships and content. You will be a strong applicant if you apply to scholarships with the Scholarships360 platform. Finalists for this scholarship will be interviewed about their process for funding their education.Show Less

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Sallie Mae

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $2,000
    Deadline May 31, 2024
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Sallie Mae

    Easy Application

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

    Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for school.

    1 award worth $2,000
    Deadline May 31, 2024
    Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
    Apply

    Save The Everglades Scholarship

    Offered by Florida Realty Marketplace

    Multiple awards worth $500
    Deadline Jun 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Florida Realty Marketplace

    Introducing the Save The Everglades Scholarship! The Florida Realty Marketplace is thrilled to present this $500 scholarship, exclusively for college and high school students passionate…Show More

    Introducing the Save The Everglades Scholarship! The Florida Realty Marketplace is thrilled to present this $500 scholarship, exclusively for college and high school students passionate…Show More

    Introducing the Save The Everglades Scholarship! The Florida Realty Marketplace is thrilled to present this $500 scholarship, exclusively for college and high school students passionate about safeguarding our precious Everglades. If you're pursuing a degree in a science, legal, or political field, seize this extraordinary chance to raise awareness and champion the protection of this natural wonder. Join the Florida Reality Marketplace in making a difference for our environment and apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $500
    Deadline Jun 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Get Started

    $40,000 Build a College List Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by The College Board

    Easy Application
    Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level High School Junior

    Offered by The College Board

    Easy Application

    Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

    Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

    Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

    Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
    Deadline Jun 30, 2024
    Grade Level High School Junior
    Apply

    FMAA Scholarship Program

    Offered by Flag Manufacturers Association of America

    Multiple awards worth up to $2,000
    Deadline Jun 14, 2024
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students

    Offered by Flag Manufacturers Association of America

    The FMAA Scholarship Program is funded by the Flag Manufacturers Association of America, an organization that educates the American public on issues pertaining to the…Show More

    The FMAA Scholarship Program is funded by the Flag Manufacturers Association of America, an organization that educates the American public on issues pertaining to the…Show More

    The FMAA Scholarship Program is funded by the Flag Manufacturers Association of America, an organization that educates the American public on issues pertaining to the construction and sale of the nation’s flag. Each year, the FMAA Scholarship Program awards up to $2,000 to multiple college-bound high school seniors who create a video about what the American flag means to them. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more application details.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $2,000
    Deadline Jun 14, 2024
    Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students
    Get Started

    Niche $25,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Niche

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline May 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Niche

    Easy Application

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline May 31, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    Fund For Latino Scholarship

    Offered by American Political Science Association

    Multiple awards worth up to $1,000
    Deadline Jun 15, 2024
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students

    Offered by American Political Science Association

    The Fund For Latino Scholarship is funded by the American Political Science Association, an organization that supports excellence in scholarship and teaching and informed discourse…Show More

    The Fund For Latino Scholarship is funded by the American Political Science Association, an organization that supports excellence in scholarship and teaching and informed discourse…Show More

    The Fund For Latino Scholarship is funded by the American Political Science Association, an organization that supports excellence in scholarship and teaching and informed discourse about politics, policy, and civic participation. Each year, their Fund For Latino Scholarship awards up to $1,000 to multiple current and aspiring Latino political scientists, especially students and junior faculty. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more application details.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $1,000
    Deadline Jun 15, 2024
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    Fulbright-National Science Foundation Distinguished Scholar Award in Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure

    Offered by Council for International Exchange of Scholars

    1 award worth $6,000
    Deadline Sep 16, 2024
    Grade Level Graduate Students

    Offered by Council for International Exchange of Scholars

    This “Fulbright-National Science Foundation Distinguished Scholar Award” is open to Ph.D. and Terminal Degree holders interested in both conducting research and teaching courses in cybersecurity…Show More

    This “Fulbright-National Science Foundation Distinguished Scholar Award” is open to Ph.D. and Terminal Degree holders interested in both conducting research and teaching courses in cybersecurity…Show More

    This “Fulbright-National Science Foundation Distinguished Scholar Award” is open to Ph.D. and Terminal Degree holders interested in both conducting research and teaching courses in cybersecurity and critical infrastructure at select Icelandic universities. Selected scholar(s) may conduct research and/or teach a course at the university level or deliver seminars/workshops. Research projects must focus on cybersecurity or critical infrastructure related to any of these areas: (1) pure and applied research, (2) research coordination, (3) transitioning research into practice, (4) workforce, curriculum, and capacity development, (5) enterprise risk management, or (6) law, policy, and international relations. Scholars may also participate in consulting, developing training curricula, and assisting with evaluations. Participating institutions are the University of Iceland, Reykjavik University, and the University of Akureyri. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, keep on reading to learn more!Show Less

    1 award worth $6,000
    Deadline Sep 16, 2024
    Grade Level Graduate Students
    Get Started

    $25k “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Bold.org

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline Jun 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels

    Offered by Bold.org

    Easy Application

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

    1 award worth $25,000
    Deadline Jun 1, 2024
    Grade Level All Grade Levels
    Apply

    American Legion Oratorical Contest

    Offered by The American Legion

    Multiple awards worth up to $25,000
    Deadline Varies
    Grade Level High School Students

    Offered by The American Legion

    Are you a high school student passionate about the U.S. Constitution? If so, you may be interested in the American Legion Oratorical Contest! The contest…Show More

    Are you a high school student passionate about the U.S. Constitution? If so, you may be interested in the American Legion Oratorical Contest! The contest…Show More

    Are you a high school student passionate about the U.S. Constitution? If so, you may be interested in the American Legion Oratorical Contest! The contest is open to high school students age 20 or younger who write and recite a speech related to the U.S. Constitution.  The American Legion created the contest to encourage appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students and invite a deeper understanding of it. Participating students will first partake in the contest at the post level, with those making it past moving to the state competition. Those making it past the first round of the state level will earn at least $2,000, and the winner of the national competition will make $25,000. If you are passionate about the U.S. Constitution and want to enter a speech contest to earn money for college, we encourage you to apply! Bear in mind that each state has its own deadline, so we recommend checking your state's American Legion website before applying.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $25,000
    Deadline Varies
    Grade Level High School Students
    Get Started

    Georges Lurcy Fellowships

    Offered by Georges Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust

    Multiple awards worth $20,000
    Deadline Varies
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students

    Offered by Georges Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust

    Are you a student in France interested in studying abroad in the U.S.? If so, consider applying for the Georges Lurcy Fellowships! These scholarships are…Show More

    Are you a student in France interested in studying abroad in the U.S.? If so, consider applying for the Georges Lurcy Fellowships! These scholarships are…Show More

    Are you a student in France interested in studying abroad in the U.S.? If so, consider applying for the Georges Lurcy Fellowships! These scholarships are open to French students wanting to study abroad at American universities for a year. The Georges Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust have funded and awarded the scholarship since 2001 in an effort to promote teamwork between America and France and support the global education of students in both countries. The goal for students is to receive an education in the field of their choice (and how it pertains to the United States) and to experience life on an American campus. Each year, scholarships worth approximately $20,000 are awarded to six (6) lucky applicants to help pay for tuition, room and board, books, and the round-trip ticket between France and the United States. If you are a French student looking for a study abroad opportunity in the U.S., we encourage you to apply!Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $20,000
    Deadline Varies
    Grade Level College & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    $10,000 CollegeXpress Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by CollegeXpress

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline May 1, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

    Offered by CollegeXpress

    Easy Application

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

    Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

    1 award worth $10,000
    Deadline May 1, 2025
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
    Apply

    Zonta Young Women In Public Affairs Scholarship

    Offered by Zonta International

    Multiple awards worth up to $5,000
    Deadline Varies
    Grade Level HS Sophmores, Juniors, Seniors & College Underclassmen

    Offered by Zonta International

    Are you a young woman passionate about politics and public service? You might consider applying for the Zonta Young Women In Public Affairs scholarship! Believing…Show More

    Are you a young woman passionate about politics and public service? You might consider applying for the Zonta Young Women In Public Affairs scholarship! Believing…Show More

    Are you a young woman passionate about politics and public service? You might consider applying for the Zonta Young Women In Public Affairs scholarship! Believing in the importance of women’s involvement in public service, Zonta International established the scholarship in order to encourage young women’s participation in public and political life. Each year, the scholarship awards up to $5,000 to a few lucky, altruistic young women. If this sounds like you, we certainly encourage you to apply to the Zonta Young Women In Public Affairs Scholarship! Just bear in mind that you must be part of a Zonta club to apply, as all application materials should be submitted directly to your club. Good luck! Show Less

    Multiple awards worth up to $5,000
    Deadline Varies
    Grade Level HS Sophmores, Juniors, Seniors & College Underclassmen
    Get Started

    Wilma Hoyal-Maxine Chilton Memorial Scholarship

    Offered by American Legion Auxiliary Department of Arizona

    1 award worth $1,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students

    Offered by American Legion Auxiliary Department of Arizona

    Wilma Hoyal-Maxine Chilton Memorial Scholarship applicants must complete at least 12 hours with a grade average of "B" or better. Applicants must submit three letters…Show More

    Wilma Hoyal-Maxine Chilton Memorial Scholarship applicants must complete at least 12 hours with a grade average of "B" or better. Applicants must submit three letters…Show More

    Wilma Hoyal-Maxine Chilton Memorial Scholarship applicants must complete at least 12 hours with a grade average of "B" or better. Applicants must submit three letters of reference from persons who can testify to their character, aptitude, initiative, and need. Honorably discharged veterans or immediate family members of a veteran will be given preference. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    1 award worth $1,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors & Grad Students
    Get Started

    $1,000 Appily Easy College Money Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Appily

    Easy Application
    Monthly awards worth $1,000
    Deadline May 31, 2024
    Grade Level High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, College Freshman & College Sophomore

    Offered by Appily

    Easy Application

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

    This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be awarded each month.Show Less

    Monthly awards worth $1,000
    Deadline May 31, 2024
    Grade Level High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, College Freshman & College Sophomore
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    Earl Warren Scholarship

    Offered by Legal Defense Fund

    Multiple awards worth $15,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Seniors & Graduate Students

    Offered by Legal Defense Fund

    Are you an incoming law school student in your final year of an undergraduate program, or a first-year law school student? Further, do you have…Show More

    Are you an incoming law school student in your final year of an undergraduate program, or a first-year law school student? Further, do you have…Show More

    Are you an incoming law school student in your final year of an undergraduate program, or a first-year law school student? Further, do you have an ongoing commitment to racial justice and civil rights? If so, the Earl Warren Scholarship may be a good opportunity for you! Each year, the Earl Warren Scholarship awards $15,000 to multiple current and incoming first-year law students attending accredited law schools in the United States and who are committed to racial justice. The scholarship may be received for up to three years, for a total of $45,000. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, keep on reading for more application details.Show Less

    Multiple awards worth $15,000
    Expected deadline May 2025
    Grade Level College Seniors & Graduate Students
    Get Started

    Voya Unsung Heroes Awards

    Offered by Voya Financial

    50 awards worth $2,000 - $27,000
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level Graduate Students

    Offered by Voya Financial

    Are you an educator looking for funding for a class project? If so, consider applying for the Voya Unsung Heroes Awards! The program is open…Show More

    Are you an educator looking for funding for a class project? If so, consider applying for the Voya Unsung Heroes Awards! The program is open…Show More

    Are you an educator looking for funding for a class project? If so, consider applying for the Voya Unsung Heroes Awards! The program is open to full-time educators wanting to create a project that will improve student learning in the U.S. The program is offered by Voya Financial, an investment company that offers products, solutions, and technologies to support and protect Americans' finances. Each year, they select 50 educators to receive between $2,000 and $27,000 to help fund their innovative class projects. If you are a teacher looking for an opportunity to fund your class project, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

    50 awards worth $2,000 - $27,000
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level Graduate Students
    Get Started

    $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by Christian Connector

    Easy Application
    1 award worth $5,000
    Deadline May 31, 2024
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

    Offered by Christian Connector

    Easy Application

    Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

    Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

    Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian university or college.

    1 award worth $5,000
    Deadline May 31, 2024
    Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
    Apply

    Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship

    Offered by Asian Pacific Community Fund

    2 awards worth $5,000
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors

    Offered by Asian Pacific Community Fund

    The Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship annually awards $5,000 to two (2) full-time, Asian undergraduates who are majoring in accounting, political science,…Show More

    The Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship annually awards $5,000 to two (2) full-time, Asian undergraduates who are majoring in accounting, political science,…Show More

    The Matt Fong Asian Americans in Public Finance Scholarship annually awards $5,000 to two (2) full-time, Asian undergraduates who are majoring in accounting, political science, business administration, or related fields. Applicants must be of at least 50% Asian heritage and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be eligible. If this scholarship sounds like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading for more application details.Show Less

    2 awards worth $5,000
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
    Get Started

    American Foreign Service Association High School Essay Contest

    Offered by American Foreign Service Association

    2 awards worth $1,250 - $2,500
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level High School Students

    Offered by American Foreign Service Association

    Are you a U.S. citizen or resident currently in high school? If so, you might consider applying for the American Foreign Service Association High School…Show More

    Are you a U.S. citizen or resident currently in high school? If so, you might consider applying for the American Foreign Service Association High School…Show More

    Are you a U.S. citizen or resident currently in high school? If so, you might consider applying for the American Foreign Service Association High School Essay Contest! Each year, the scholarship awards $2,500 and $1,250, respectively, to the first- and second-place applicants who write the most thoughtful essays answering the year's prompt. While the prompts generally relate to America's place in the global community and/or foreign relations, the prompts change each year. Thus, we recommend visiting the American Foreign Service Association's website before starting your essay. In addition to the monetary award, the first-place winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. and an educational voyage with Semester at Sea, while the runner-up will receive full tuition to attend a summer session of the National Student Leadership Conference’s International Diplomacy program. If you’re passionate about civilian government/foreign service and want to be awarded for your dedication, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

    2 awards worth $1,250 - $2,500
    Expected deadline April 2025
    Grade Level High School Students
    Get Started
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    How to win political science scholarships

    If you’re on the hunt for political science scholarships, fortunately there are a couple things you can do to boost your chances of receiving a congratulations letter.

    Write a strong essay

    Writing a knockout essay is one of the best ways to get noticed by scholarship committees. Grades and test scores are important, of course, but essays are an opportunity to demonstrate who you are, what you’re passionate about, and what you aim to achieve. Because scholarship committees go through so many applications, it’s crucial to write an essay that stands out from the crowd. For tips on how to write a great scholarship essay, check out the following resources:

    Search for local scholarships

    Don’t overlook your local community during your scholarship search. While they may take some more digging to discover, local scholarships are great because they’re typically less competitive and easier to win! Check out our guide on how to win local scholarships to learn more. 

    Resources for political science students

    American Political Science Association

    This website offers political science majors a wealth of resources, including internships, career advice, publications, and opportunities to connect with other students. Bookmark this one!

    International Political Science Association

    For students looking to contextualize their view of legal systems within the frame of the larger world, this is a great resource. It’s especially for students interested in international law or politics.

    Midwest Political Science Association

    For students studying or hoping to focus on the Midwest, this is a great resource. It’ll help familiarize you with research and changes in law in Midwestern states and could help you connect with political scientists in the area. You could find the co-author of your first book through this organization!

    Frequently asked questions about political science scholarships

    Is political science a good major for law school?

    Political science is a great major to prepare you for law school! CUNY cites two reasons why political science helps prepare students for law school. The first is that it helps develop students’ analytical and research abilities in a way that compliments the study of law. The second is that it helps familiarize you with “the context in which law is practiced.”

    However, political science is not the only major that you can use to go to law school. Law school is a common grad school destination for students across the social sciences and humanities spectrums. Don’t feel like you have to major in political science to go to law school!

    Can I earn political science scholarships if I major in something else?

    The answer to this question varies on a scholarship-by-scholarship basis. Generally, political science-oriented scholarships for high schoolers do not require that you go on to major in the field. But oftentimes, political science scholarships for current college students will require that you major or minor in the field.

    Ultimately, you should make sure to read the terms and conditions of any scholarship opportunity very carefully before applying. It never hurts to reach out to the organization to be sure that you are eligible. In fact, making this contact with an organization might even help your chances by demonstrating your interest in the scholarship.

    What does the political science major entail?

    Good question! Political science covers a very wide range of topics, pertaining to the distribution of power, how governments and laws work, and how we function as a society. Our political science major overview can go into more detail about your classwork and future prospects as a political science major.

    Do my political views affect my chances of winning a political science scholarship?

    Yes and no! There are many political science scholarships out there that do not have an explicit political leaning. They will probably make their choices strictly based on students’ demonstrated analytical and argumentative skills. In this way, they are like any other scholarship.

    However, some scholarships, such as those offered by institutes with an explicit political standpoint, might only cater to students who advance specific political beliefs. For example, the libertarian think-tank called the Cato Institute in DC offers a scholarship to “identify and educate the future minds of the liberty movement.” In this case, you will need to have similar views to qualify.

     

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