Third Annual Bucks County Civics Scholarship Essay Contest

    Open to all Bucks County high school seniors

    All essay submissions will be evaluated by a diverse, independent and non-partisan panel of judges. The winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship and runner-up a $1,000 scholarship, and both will receive a one-year membership to the National Constitution Center (courtesy of the NCC).

    Interested students should submit a 300-500 word essay on: “To what degree, if any, does the US Constitution permit democratically-elected or appointed public officials to prescribe elementary, secondary and collegiate school curricula, remove books from libraries, regulate classroom discussion topics, or restrict potentially offensive language used on campuses … while respecting the rights of parents, students, faculties, staffs, and the larger community who often hold dramatically differing political, religious, cultural, and social values, opinions and interests?”

    Essay entries should be uploaded at: on or before Election Day, November 7th, 2023. The winner and runner-up will be announced in the spring of 2024.

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