National Foundation for Women Legislators Announce Bill of Rights Essay Contest

Senator Sue Rezin (R- Peru) is pleased to share the announcement that the National Foundation for Women Legislators is launching its 17th Annual NFWL/NRA Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest!

Each year, NFWL and the NRA join forces to award six female high school seniors $3,000 college scholarships and an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL’s Annual Conference. The Conference will take place November 19-22 at The Ritz-Carlton in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Sen. Rezin encourages female high schools seniors in the 32nd Senate District to apply for this incredible scholarship opportunity. Each applicant must be sponsored by a legislator, and if selected must be accompanied to the NFWL’s Annual Conference by her sponsor. Travel scholarships for legislators are available.

Click on the following link for more information that includes:

-Scholarship Application and GuidelinesA draft press release for local news outlets

-A draft of a letter to local school officials to inform them of the scholarship

-Information on the NFWL’s Annual Conference

The deadline is September 22, 2014. If you have any questions or would like more information on the scholarship, the conference, or the NFWL, please contact Allison Jensen at or 703-518-7931.

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