The Bill of Rights Institute is excited to announce the launch of their BRAND NEW Eagle Scout Competition.  The competition is open to high school students who are Eagle Scouts, or Life Scouts who are planning or implementing their Eagle Scout project.  The competition asks applicants to answer two questions related to the Constitution and the Founding Principles for a chance to win $1,000!  The winner can choose to receive the prize either entirely as a scholarship, or as a combination of scholarship and funding to put towards his Eagle Scout project.  As a bonus, the winner’s unit will receive $500!  The deadline is Monday, February 10, 2014.  Apply online at www.billofrightsinstitute.org/eaglescout.  For questions or more information, email Brittany at bbyrd@billofrightsinstitute.org.

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The Bill of Rights Institute is an educational non-profit whose mission is to educate young people on the ideas of the Constitution and the rights it protects. The Institute develops curricula and provides professional development opportunities for educators. The Institute also provides high school students with opportunities to develop their understanding of the Founding Documents through essay contests, Constitution Clubs, online games and resources, and summer programs. For more information on the Bill of Rights Institute’s programs, visit their website at http://billofrightsinstitute.org.