The Council on American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) annual Rosa Parks Civil Liberties Scholarship honors the life and work of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks. This year’s winner of the $1,000 Rosa Parks Civil Liberties Scholarship will be announced at CAIR’s 22nd annual banquet on Saturday, October 1st, in Arlington, VA.  The winner of the scholarship must be present to accept the award.  Applicants must respond to the following essay question in 500 words or less:

“Describe an experience that illustrates your connection to advancing equality in America.”

In order to qualify, applicants must:


Application deadline: September 2, 2016
click here to download the application


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