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    Cornelius Vander Broek Memorial Essay Contest For Freethinking “Graduate/Older Student” (To Age 30)

    Offered by Freedom From Religion Foundation

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Oct 25, 2023
    10 awards worth

    $200 - $3,500

    Grade level

    College & Graduate Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    July 2024

    Scholarship Overview

    The Cornelius Vander Broek Memorial Essay Contest For Freethinking “Graduate/Older Students” (To Age 30) is open to any graduate students through the age of 30, or to undergraduate students ages 25-30 who attend a North American college or university. Students remain eligible to enter this contest if they will graduate by the upcoming spring or summer. To apply, interested students must submit an essay that answers the year’s secularism-related prompt. As the prompt updates each year, we recommend checking out the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s website before applying.

    If you’re a post-secondary student between the ages of 25 and 30 with an interest in secularism, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Freedom From Religion Foundation

    The Freedom From Religion Foundation works as an umbrella for those who are free from religion and are committed to the cherished principle of separation of state and church. The purposes of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc., as stated in its bylaws, are to promote the constitutional principle of separation of state and church, and to educate the public on matters relating to nontheism.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College & Graduate Students

    Other Category

    Adult

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Essay

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    Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

    This scholarship is designated for both full and part-time enrollment statuses.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Freedom From Religion Foundation at https://secure.ffrf.org/np/clients/ffrf/survey.jsp?surveyId=6&_ga=2.106474115.1441521077.1548884298-480822897.1547072132.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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