The First Amendment to the U. The sponsoring legislator does not have to be from the applicant s district, but she does have to be from the applicant s state. How many students enter the contest each year? No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
Please remember to submit two 2 copies. If she already knows that she absolutely cannot attend, you should find another sponsor. Essays should focus on how the chosen issue effects women.
The fastest ways to notify you if you win - an address and telephone number are preferable. Can she still sponsor me? The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article. Six total winners are selected. As long as you are attending college in the US and you and your legislative sponsor can attend the Annual Conference which will be held in November you are eligible.
I am not a US Citizen.
Yes, but your woman state legislator sponsor must agree to attend the entire conference which will be held November nd in Philadelphia, PA. If I am chosen to receive a scholarship, is my trip to the Conference paid for? Does my sponsoring legislator have to be a woman?
Although not part of the original Bill of Rights, the 14 th Amendment to the Constitution is an important cornerstone to the security of our rights as Americans.
The Scholarship Committee will weigh four specific elements in submissions: My sponsor cannot attend the Annual Conference.
Applicants will be required to secure a sponsoring state legislator who will attend the entire conference with them, if they should win.
This allows for the Committee to have a record of your interest and to follow up with you and your sponsoring legislator closer to the scholarship deadline date.
How would you resolve this issue? It is mandatory that your sponsor makes a commitment to attend to the Annual Conference. The verification form is a part of the complete application PDF. For the purpose of this essay, it is important to focus only on topics specifically named within the essay topic prompt.
Ask someone who knows you well. To be eligible for this year s essay contest, applicants must be college-bound female high school seniors Class of Your application will be considered complete as long as you send the following: Two 2 letters of recommendation c.
Letters of Recommendation Your primary sponsor must be a woman state legislator - if you have a local or federal legislator already interested in sponsoring you, you must find a state co-sponsor. Page 6 of 7 7 Eligibility What does research show as hindrances for women running for office?
If the legislator agrees to sponsor you, she must provide her contact information, which you then insert in the Verification form. Your essay must arrive or be postmarked to the NFWL office no later than Monday, September 22 nd, Essays received after this date may not be considered for the contest.
To find a woman legislator in your state, visit your state legislature s website. Please your completed essay application to or send it to:For 20 years now, the National Foundation for Women Legislators and the National Rifle Association have joined forces for the Annual Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest, which provides six female high school juniors or seniors a $3, college scholarship, an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL's Annual Conference, and an award that will be presented at the event.
17 th Annual NFWL-NRA Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest APPLICATION PACKET Deadline: Monday, September 22 nd, Congratulations on your.
The NFWL-NRA Bill of Rights Essay Contest is open to female high school juniors and seniors. To be considered, you must select one of the five freedoms protected under the First Amendment and write a - to - word essay while showing its relation to gender equality.
For more than 20 years, the National Foundation for Women Legislators has hosted the Annual Constitution Essay Scholarship Contest, which provides six female high school juniors or seniors a $3, college scholarship, an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL’s Annual Conference, and an award that is presented at the event.
For 20 years now, the National Foundation for Women Legislators & the National Rifle Association have joined forces for the Annual Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest; which provides six female high school juniors or seniors (Class of or ) a $3, NFWL/NRA Bill of Rights Essay Contest Scholarship, an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL’s Annual Conference, and an award that will be.
The National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) is proud to once again partner with the National Rifle Association for the 20th Annual NFWL/NRA Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest.
The program is available to female high school juniors and seniors who are .Download