Facing History and Ourselves invites students aged 13 and older to enter the Making Choices in Today’s World contest and reflect on who or what has influenced how they think about their roles and responsibilities as engaged members of their communities. With the support of the Holocaust Remembrance Project, Facing History is offering more than $25,000 in scholarships and awards to students and their educators. Three $5,000 Upstander Scholarships will be awarded to students in grades 7–12; their teacher will receive a $500 Classroom Award. At least one $5,000 Upstander Scholarship will be designated for a graduating senior. Seven $1,000 Upstander Awards will be awarded to students in grades 7–12, and their teacher will receive a $250 Classroom Award.
Deadline: March 1, 2017, at 9 a.m. (ET)