Students can win NCSC $1K scholarship in civics essay contest

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JACKSON, Miss. (BRPROUD)- The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) is offering scholarship money to 3rd to 12th graders who participate in the 2022 Civic Education Essay Contest about the U.S. Constitution. The deadline for the essay writing contest Feb. 25, 2022.

The NSCS contest honors law day on May. 1, 2022— which aims to educate the public on how the law and legal process protect the society.

Student must answer the following essay question:

“Which Amendment to the U.S. Constitution has made the biggest difference in people’s lives? Explain how and why.” Click here to submit essay.

NCSC essay rules:

Grades 3rd to 8th should submit essays no less than 100 words—while 9th through 12th graders are required to submit essays of 250 words or less.

First Place Cash Prizes:

  • 9th to 12th $1,000
  • 6th to 8th $400
  • 3rd to 5th $300

Second Place Cash Prizes:

  • 9th to 12th $500
  • 6th to 8th $200
  • 3rd to 5th $150

Third Place Cash Prizes:

  • 9th to 12th $250
  • 6th to 8th $100
  • 3rd to 5th $100

For more information on the NCSC civil education essay writing contest visit www.ncsc.org/contest.

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