NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund Youth Essay Contest

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

December 31, 2019

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.

Additional Information

This contest is open to all students who have not previously received a prize. Essays will be judged on originality, scholarship and presentation. Essay contest winners will be selected by the NRACRDF and notified early next year. Winners will have their names published in 'InSights', and one of the official journals.

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.

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