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We the Students Essay Contest

Each year, the We the Students Essay Contest gives high-school students in grades 8-12 from across the U.S. a chance to share your perspective on a trending topic.

This year, we’re asking you to consider what role the government should play in monitoring internet content and awarding $20,000+ in scholarship and prizes.

  • 1st Place – $5,000 and a scholarship to our 2018 Constitutional Academy in Washington, D.C.
  • Runners Up – Six prizes at $1,250 each
  • Honorable Mentions – Eight prizes at $500 each