FFRF David Hudak Freethinking Students of Color Contest

Freedom from Religion Foundation is glad to announce essay contest named as “David Hudak Freethinking Students of Color High School Senior Essay Competition”. This contest is open to North American high school seniors. The program is intended to promote the separation of church and state and educates the public on matters relating to atheism, agnosticism, and monotheism. The scholarship worth of total award of $7,850.

The Freedom From Religion Foundation is an American non-profit organization based in Madison, Wisconsin with members from all 50 states. The FFRF publishes a newspaper, Freethought Today 10 times a year. Since 2006, as the Freethought Radio Network, FFRF has produced the Freethought Radio show.


Open to North American high school seniors of color who graduate in spring 2017, going on to college in fall 2017.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants must write a 350-500 words essay on the topic of “If there was one thing I could tell my family or a believer about why I’m a nonbeliever of color, this would be it.”
  • You can submit your essay through the given link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/G2LH9VD

FFRF David Hudak Freethinking Students of Color Contest

Financial Aid and Award Money:     

  • Winners will get the following awards:
  1. David Hudak First Place Award: $3,000
  2. Second Place Award: $2,000
  3. Third Place Award: $1,000
  4. Fourth Place Award: $750
  5. Fifth Place Award: $500
  6. Sixth Place Award: $400
  7. Optional Honorable Mention(s): $200
  • In addition to their scholarship, winners will receive a school-year membership to FFRF, which includes a subscription to Freethought Today. All other eligible entrants will be offered the choice of a student FFRF membership and Freethought Today subscription, or a freethought book or product.

Application Deadline: 

Applications will no longer be accepted after midnight, June 1, 2017.

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