FFRF - Michael Hakeem Memorial College Essay Contest

Who Is Eligible:

Open to ongoing undergraduate college students up to age 24 attending a North American college or university. You remain eligible to enter this contest if you will graduate from college by spring or summer of 2018. (Note: You may enter only one of FFRF's two essay competitions for ongoing college students.)


THIS YEAR'S TOPIC: “Why I'm an unabashed nontheist, not afraid of burning in hell."


PROMPT: On a popular TV commercial recorded for FFRF by Ron Reagan, he identifies himself as "unabashed atheist...not afraid of burning in hell."  Tell us why you are an unabashed____________(fill in the blank with your favorite nonreligious appellation), also not afraid of burning in hell.  Include at least some intellectual reasons why you reject religion, and why hell as a concept is objectionable.  You may wish to address challenges of being a young, "unabashed" freethinker in your family or community.


WORD LENGTH: 450-650 words

Deadline: 07/01/2018
Amount: $2,000 (1st); $1,000 (2nd); $500 (3rd); $100 Honorable Mention(s)
How to apply:

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