NFWL NRA Scholarship

🏆 Available: 6
💰 $3,000
⏳ 07/14

Last year this scholarship received 130 applicant(s). $3,000 was awarded to 6 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

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 $3,000 college scholarship, an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL’s Annual Conference, and an award that will be presented at the event. To apply for the scholarship, students must write an essay on one of three topics announced each spring, get a letter of recommendation from a currently elected woman (on the state, county, or municipal level), receive a letter of recommendation from a school employee, and submit a resume. The essay topics change each year but always pertain to the constitution. For more information, students should visit

Eligibility Requirements

  • Aged between 13 and 19 years old
  • Must be Female
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Essay required

How To Apply

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Donor: National Foundation for Women Legislators

The mission of NFWL is to provide strategic resources to elected women for leadership development, exchange of diverse legislative ideas, and effective governance through conferences, state outreach, educational materials, professional and personal relationships, and networking. We encourage the election and/or appointment of women to public office.