The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) annual Civics Education Essay contest is now open. All elementary, middle and high school students in grades 3-12 are encouraged to enter the contest.

Students can enter the contest through the essay contest portal on the NSCS civics education page. The web page also includes collateral materials you can use to promote the contest.

Prize money will be awarded to the top three elementary, middle and high school winners. Essays will be accepted online through midnight ET on March 22. Winners will be announced on May 1.

Please contact Molly Justice for additional information.