March for Life Pilgrimage to Washington DC

Essay Contest


What do you think is the most important task of the Pro-Life Movement in this new Post-Roe world?


  1. One full scholarship to the 2023 March for Life will be awarded to the writer of the best overall essay. Second place will earn $200 towards the trip fee and third place will earn $100 towards the trip fee.
  2. Essays are due no later than October 28th by midnight. Entries must be submitted online below.
  3. The essay should be typed, double spaced, and in size 11 Calibri.
  4. Essays must be between 350-400 words. Any entry outside of these guidelines will be immediately disqualified.
  5. Grammar and spelling are important and may determine the difference between 1st place and runner up.
  6. Name your essay file essay2022firstnamelastname.
  7. Do not include your name or anything that might identify you within your essay. (For example, instead of saying, “I’m the president of the pro-life club at John Smith High School,” just say that you’re the president of your school pro-life club.)
  8. Your essay will be judged by a panel of judges who will not know the author of the essay.
  9. Contest results will be announced by November 18th.

Note: Please be sure you also submit your trip registration.

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Note: The prior question is for attendance tracking only to ensure sufficient spaces are reserved. Contest judges will NOT have this information when reviewing essays.

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