$1,400
Avg. Amount Awarded
34
Days
December 22 2018
Application Deadline
5
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Description

This is a speaking contest. The objective of the contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the U.S. Constitution, develop leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and prepare for acceptance of duties, responsibilities, rights, and privileges of American citizenship. Open to North Carolina high school students. Must be U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident. The contestant must have a prepared eight to ten minute oration on some aspect of the Constitution of the United States, as well as 4 three to five minute discourses on specific assigned topics to test the speaker's knowledge of the subject.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded
$2,500
High Amount Awarded
$7,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 20 years old
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of North Carolina

How to Apply

Contact Deborah Rose
Department Executive Secretary
drose-nclegion@nc.rr.com
Tel: 919-832-7506 Address 4 North Blount Street, PO Box 26657
Raleigh, NC 27611-6657