Annual Essay and —NEW THIS YEAR— Four $1000 Scholarships!

A program of the Right to Life Educational Foundation of Kentucky

Essay Contest Winners 2017

Sisters who both were winners in the 2017 contests.

Announcing The Legacy Founders Scholarship Fund

Four $1,000 scholarships for graduating seniors who seek to advance in four academic areas will be awarded this spring and in coming years. The areas of study are:

  • Law / Political Science
  • Medicine / Healthcare / Nursing
  • Education / Media and Communications
  • Trade and Technical


Download a Pdf fillable application form here. Save to your computer, fill in the fields, save, and email it to

If you prefer, mail it. Read carefully to be sure to send all documents requested. NOTE: The deadline has been extended to May 31, 2021.

2021 Essay Contest

Congratulations to the 2021 Essay Contest winners!

Winners of the 2021 Essay Contest

ALL judges commented that there were so many— in fact, ALL 34 essays, were positively wonderful. Selecting only one winner for each division was HARD.

Our pro-life future looks very bright when we read the students’ work. THANK YOU to each student who submitted an essay.

Junior Division

Gabby BrowningEvery Life Matters by Gabby Browning, a Junior at Notre Dame Academy in Ft. Thomas, Ky.

Sophomore Division

Marissa MuddBeginning Now by Marissa Mudd, a Sophomore at Highlands Latin School, Louisville, Ky.

Freshman Division

Anna SewellThe Equal Value of All Human Life by Anna Sewell, a Freshman at Highlands Latin School, Louisville, Ky.