Freedom From Religion Foundation Catherine Fahringer Memorial Award

  • Deadline: 06/21/2019
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: 4
  • Award Amount: $2,500
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  • Address: 3101 W. 79th Street Los Angeles, CA 90043

The sponsor of the Freedom From Religion Foundation Catherine Fahringer Memorial Award is Black Skeptics Los Angeles Freedom From Religion Foundation.

Black Skeptics foundation is an African American atheist community-based organization which is doing its best to help expand educational opportunities for outstanding and deserving students, especially if they show financial need.

Full Description

Freedom of Religion Foundation Catherine Fahringer Memorial Award Amount is $2,500 and it is awarded to four lucky recipients each year.

The recipient will be informed about the award via e-mail once the committee reviews all the applications and determines the most deserving candidate based on the written essay and application details.

Who's eligible?

There is no GPA or Residency requirement for this scholarship, but the only eligible people are High School Seniors.

The eligible candidates for this scholarship are graduating high school seniors who live in the U.S. and who identify as atheist, agnostic, humanist and/or secular.

Furthermore, to be awarded, you must be accepted to a two or four-year college.

Students of color should know that they will be given preference, as well as students who are or have been in foster care, homeless, undocumented and/or LGBTQ.

If you do not meet the above-mentioned requirements, you should not apply for the award, as your application will be rejected.

How to Apply

The scholarship application will be available once the application process starts.

You can visit the scholarship provider’s website and get more information about the beginning of this process.

The most important thing to remember us that you are allowed to apply by June 21st, as all the applications received after it will not be taken into consideration.

The First In The Family Freedom From Religion Foundation Catherine Fahringer Memorial Award application process requires that the applicant write a two to three paragraph essay, which would be between 400-700 words on the following topic: Humanism is based on the belief that every human being should be treated equally regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, class, and disability status. Human beings, not gods, are solely responsible for creating social change. Why do you identify as non-religious/secular and what issue(s) are you passionate about addressing in your community? How might Humanism make a positive difference in creating social change?

Scholarship listed under: LGBT Scholarships

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