2019 Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest
The deadline for the 2019 Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest was March 8, 2019. Please check this page later this summer to see information on the winners!
The annual Religious Liberty Essay Scholarship Contest engages high school students in church-state issues by directing them to express a point of view on a religious liberty topic. Essays are judged on the depth of their content, the mastery of the topic, and the skill with which they are written. The annual contest is sponsored by the Religious Liberty Council of the Baptist Joint Committee.
The 2019 Essay Contest Deadline Has Passed
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Previous Contest Results
Since 2006, the annual essay contest has engaged high school students in church-state issues. To read excerpts from winning essays, view the archived issues of Report from the Capital.
Winning entries from recent years are listed below.
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