Award Amount


Application Deadline

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Awarded By

Freedom From Religion Foundation

Award Amount

First place (Michael Hakeem Memorial Award): $3,000 Second place: $2,000 Third place: $1,000 Fourth Place: $500 Fifth Place: $300 Honorable Mention(s): $200 All awards are offered annually and are non-renewable.


The number of awards offered varies annually based upon the number of qualified applicants.

Deadline Info

Applications and information about the Michael Hakeem Memorial Essay Contest can be found online at the Freedom From Religion Foundation website. To enter, the applicant must write a typed, double-sp ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.