Youth Activist Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

March 15

Awarded By

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Utah

Award Amount

$1,500 annually, non-renewable.


Two or more awards offered annually.

Additional Information

Past national scholarship winners were recognized for a wide variety of civil liberties activism including: starting an organization to inform students and faculty about high school military recruitment efforts that targeted students of color; working to defend free speech and political expression in the school newspaper; creating a documentary about the internment of Japanese Americans; fighting for racial and socioeconomic justice in area high schools; advocating for comprehensive sex education and youth rights; and fighting against the harassment and bullying faced by gay students by starting a gay-straight alliance.

Deadline Info

Applications are available online on the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Utah website. In addition to a completed application, the student must submit the following: his/her most recent tran ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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