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Idea of America Essay Contest

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Scholarship title: Idea of America Essay Contest

Applicable Majors: All Fields of Study

The Idea of America Essay Contest is open to current high school juniors or home school students between the ages of 16 and 18 who are either U.S. citizens or permanent residents. You must submit an essay that examines the historical debate over the benefits and disadvantages of adopting the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights and answers the following question: "Are the freedoms named in the First Amendment fundamental and if so why?" Relatives of National Endowment for the Humanities' employees are not eligible.

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