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Glenburn State Rep. Stacey Guerin Encourages Participation in Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest

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National Foundation for Women Legislators and National Rifle Association Sponsoring are sponsoring the 16th Annual Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest

AUGUSTA — State Representative Stacey Guerin (R-Glenburn) is encouraging young women in Maine from the high school classes of 2013 or 2014 to participate in the 16th Annual Bill of Rights Essay Scholarship Contest, sponsored by the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) and the National Rifle Association (NRA). The six young women nationwide whose essays are selected will receive an award, a $3,000 
scholarship, and an all-expense-paid trip to NFWL’s 2013 Annual Conference. This 
year, the conference will be held at Washington, D.C.’s Ritz-Carlton from November 20-22.  Eligible applicants are encouraged to apply for the scholarship by writing an essay on one of two topics:

Interested applicants should contact Rep. Guerin at RepStacey.Guerin@legislature.maine.gov for more information regarding the application, contest guidelines, and sponsorship, or contact Alex Rich of NFWL at alex@womenlegislators.orgor (202) 293-3040. 
The deadline for entry is September 15, 2013.