American Atheists Annouces A $2000 Atheist Activism Award

And alliteration actually annoys almost anyone. Anyway, all apologies. Ok enough of that.

All it takes to enter is an essay and a few images of you (or the person you nominate). There are three awards this year, including a an LGBT atheist activism scholarship. Deadline is February 1st. Just enclose this entry form, and you’re set.

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Via American Atheists announcement:

American Atheists wants to celebrate student activism by awarding scholarships to students who demonstrate atheist activists in their communities and schools.

What are the Founders’ Scholarships?

The Founders’ Scholarships grant a first-place award of $2,000 and runner-up award of $1,000 to atheist students going to college. The awards are given every year at the American Atheists National Convention. The Founders’ Scholarship program was founded by Life Members Barbara J. Baldock, Dr. Phillip Butler, Rice O’Dell, Lillian B. Ramsden, and Irving Yablon.

American Atheists is proud to also award a $1,000 scholarship for LGBT atheist activism.

How to enter:

Winning is hard, but entering is easy. Simply fill out the entry form (download it below) and submit it along with a 500- to 1,000-word essay, and all supporting documentation via email ( by February 1st of each year. Awardees will be notified by February 28th. For more information, please contact Amanda Knief or by calling our office at (908) 276-7300.

Good luck! May the best activist win!

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  • Anonymous Atheist

    Alliteration is actually awesome. 🙂

  • jaxkayaker

    I adore alliteration always and ad nauseum.