Religious Liberty Essay Contest

Award Amount


Application Deadline

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Awarded By

Baptist Joint Committee

Award Amount

The first-place winner will receive a $2,000 scholarship and a trip to Washington, D.C. to receive his/her award at the BJC board meeting. The trip includes reasonable travel and lodging expenses for contest winner and accompanying parent or guardian to attend the BJC board meeting. The second-place winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The third-place winner will receive a $250 scholarship. All scholarship awards are offered annually and are non-renewable.


Three awards offered annually.

Deadline Info

This is an essay contest. Details about the contest and registration forms are available on the Baptist Joint Committee (BJC) website. Essays must be 800 to 1,200 words and must be on the current ye ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.