NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Youth Essay Contest

Award Amount


Application Deadline

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Awarded By

NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund

Award Amount

First prizes are $1,000 in U.S. savings bonds; second prizes, $600 in savings bonds; third prizes, $200 in savings bonds; and honorable mentions, $100 in savings bonds.


Essays will be judged in two categories: senior (grades 10 through 12) and junior (grades 9 and below), with separate prizes awarded to the winners in each category. Four awards will be offered in each category, for a total of eight awards.

Deadline Info

This is a writing competition. Entry forms and additional information are available on the NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund (NRACRDF) website. To enter, students must write an essay addressing the sub ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.