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The Application deadline has been extended to December 31st, 2011!

Flint Hills Tea Party of KS, Copyright 2011.

Flint Hills TEA Party Educational Fund Inc.
Constitution Bee


Youth Education Scholarship
YES for Liberty

 

Providing an opportunity for
America’s youth to love, learn
and live the Constitution as
founded.

Applications will be available here by September 17th.

Good Luck to all participants!

Purpose

To encourage our nation’s youth to
work “to preserve our
Constitutional Republic by
restoring the values of our
Founders and by rediscovering the
founding principles of
government.”
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Selection and Process
1. Student submits completed
Application
2. Applications reviewed by
a panel of judges
3. Finalists selected
4. Finalists notified
5. Finalists review study
materials
6. Constitution Bee
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“A primary object… should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a Republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty
more pressing… than communicating it to
those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the country?”
--George Washington

The Yes Value

Independently acquire all the
relevant and appropriate
knowledge about the Constitution
to more accurately explain
Founder’s intent.
Become a well-informed and
responsible citizen when
participating in the elective
process.
Play a crucial role in the
preservation of the Constitution of
the United States of America for
future generations.
Provide education funding.
Freedom to select school and its
location.
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“A well-instructed people alone can be a permanently free people.”
--James Madison

Questions & Answers

Q: How much will be awarded each
year?
A: A minimum of $10,000.

Q: How much is the scholarship worth?

A: It is anticipated that the final fund
amount will insure that all finalists are awarded a scholarship. Winner
receives a minimum of $3,500.

Q: Am I eligible to win a scholarship
each year I participate?

A: Yes. Amounts will accrue each year in a separate account.

Q:When are scholarship funds
available?

A: At the time of verified enrollment.

Q: What’s the event format?

A: Similar to a Spelling or Geography
Bee.

Scholarship Timeline

2011-2012 Academic Year

1. Application is available
beginning on Constitution
Day, September 17, 2011.

2. Mail completed application
to FHTP by December 31,
2011
.

3. Constitution Bee
Scholarship finalists
notified on December 9,
2011. (New Date TBD)

4. Constitution Bee will be
held on February 19, 2012
in Manhattan, Kansas.

Eligibility Requirements

1. Must be a legal resident of
the United States.

2. Must be a Kansas resident.

3. Open to all students in
grades 9-12 currently
attending public, private,
military or home school.

4. Recipient must be planning
to attend either an
accredited two or four year
public/private university or a
vocational, technical, or
trade school.