American Atheists Founders’ Scholarships

Deadline: February 3rd

In honor of Irving Yablon, Dr. Phillip Butler, Rice O’Dell, and others, the American Atheists Center provides four Founders’ Scholarships for $500 apiece to agnostic students who display activism in their communities. Interested atheists must be attending U.S. colleges or vocational schools full-time this Fall, carry a minimum 2.5 GPA across all academic subjects, show dedication to the separation of religion and government, and present a well-written, 1,000-word essay detailing their motivations.

Contact
American Atheists Founders’ Scholarships
P.O. Box 158
Cranford, NJ 07016
(908) 276-7300
scholarship@atheists.org

Scholarship Link


Antelope Valley Freethinkers Scholarship

Deadline: July 1st

Launched in 2016, the Antelope Valley Freethinkers Scholarship provides $1,000 for first, $500 for second, and $250 for third place winners of the essay competition. Accepted entrants must be college-bound high school seniors who live between the Tehachapi and San Gabriel Mountains in northern Los Angeles County. Californians must write 500 to 750 words describing how free thought based in science and reason could help resolve society’s pressing challenges.

Contact
Antelope Valley Freethinkers Scholarship
40915 40th Street West
Palmdale, CA 93551
(661) 722-5997
president@avfreethinkers.org

Scholarship Link


Brian Bolton Graduate Scholarship Contest

Deadline: July 15th

Since 1979, the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) has offered four scholarships for atheists, including the Brian Bolton Graduate Scholarship Contest. Ranging from $400 to $3,000, this program grants prizes to agnostics above 22 years old who are attending accredited institutions or graduate schools for advancement. The essay requests 600 to 800 typed words answering this question: “Why are God and politics/government a dangerous mix?”

Contact
Brian Bolton Graduate Scholarship Contest
P.O. Box 750
Madison, WI 53701
(608) 256-8900
info@ffrf.org

Scholarship Link