M.A.S.S. 2018 Secular Scholarships
The 2018 Secular/Critical Thinking Scholarships offered by the Missoula Area Secular Society will award two $800 scholarships to residents of Missoula county based on essays written about one of two topics. Each applicant can be awarded only one scholarship.
All entries must be received by April 31th, 2018.
The two essay categories are:
(1) Critical Thinking: In 500-750 words describe how critical thinking skills benefit your every day life and academic activities.
(2) Secular Government : In 500-750 words describe why it is important to you that there is a clear differentiation between church and state.
Criteria used for evaluation: the essays will be ranked based on how well they address the topic of choice.
Decisions will be made by May 31st 2018 and scholarship recipients notified then.
UPDATE: The two winning essays have been chosen. Congratulations M. Walker and P. Hamby! Their essays can be read here. Thanks to everyone for all your thoughtful and well-written essays, it was a difficult choice.
Graduating high school students and established college students who wish to apply for the scholarship please fill in the fields on the right. Be sure to provide a valid email address as this will be how the winners are notified. Copy and paste your essay into the text box at the bottom after selecting the essay topic to which it applies.
Please contact us through firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.