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Plan ahead for the Jacksonville Division’s 2021 High School Essay Contest

Monday, May 24, 2021
 
PLAN AHEAD FOR THE
2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR
 

This is the 2021 High School Essay Contest - Bill of Rights logo.


THE LAWYERS AND JUDGES of the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, through the Middle District Bench Bar Fund and the Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association,

INVITE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN GRADES 10-12 in Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Flagler, Hamilton, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwanee, and Union Counties,

TO PARTICIPATE IN AN ESSAY CONTEST celebrating the 230th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights to the United States Constitution.

FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN CASH PRIZES


First Place
Second Place
Third Place
Fourth through
 Tenth Places, each
Classroom Grants for Teachers
Grant(s) for School(s) with the Most Qualifying Submissions

$ 2,000.00*  
$ 1,000.00    
   $ 500.00    
     $ 50.00    
$ 500.00**

$ 500.00–$1,000.00**

 
*   The first place winner also will have an opportunity to shadow a Federal Judge for a day.

** Eligibility requirements & restrictions apply.
 

 
KEY DATES

AUGUST 13, 2021
Essay prompt and rules available at www.flmd.uscourts.gov

SEPTEMBER 17, 2021
Essay submission deadline

NOVEMBER 19, 2021
Recognition ceremony for all winners at the Bryan Simpson United States Courthouse


For More Information Contact Suzanne Judas, Community Outreach Coordinator, at:

May 24, 2021