Prolife student group resource guide

If you are a student looking to create a prolife group at your school or university campus, Right to Life of Michigan has a resource guide with step-by-step start-up directions. The guide is also useful for tips for established groups looking to increase their activity. VIEW

Use the map below to locate a Students for Life group near you.

Right to Life of Michigan youth programs

High School Oratory Contest

Right to Life of Michigan Educational Fund's annual high school oratory contest is open to all prolife high school students in Michigan. Contestants give a 5-7 minute speech on one of several prolife topics. Local contests are sponsored by affiliates across the state in the spring, followed by a state contest for local winners. MORE

Outstanding Prolife Youth Award

Right to Life of Michigan Educational Fund will award a scholarship in May to one outstanding prolife high school senior in Michigan. Selection criteria include an essay and past participation in prolife activities. MORE

Youth Infographic Contest

Right to Life of Michigan Educational Fund is hosting a Youth Infographic Contest for high school and college-aged Michigan youth. Prolife young people from Michigan ages 13 to 22 can create and submit an original infographic, and contest finalists will have their works shared on Right to Life of Michigan's Facebook page in the summer and judged by a public vote to determine the winners. MORE

Other prolife student programs, contests and scholarships

National Right to Life Academy

National Right to Life's Academy is a summer program for student leaders who want to refine their prolife passion.The five-week course is held at National Right to Life headquarters in Washington, D.C. Topics covered include abortion, euthanasia, stem cell research, healthcare, legislative strategy, history of the prolife movement, medical ethics, prenatal development and lobbying. MORE

National Right to Life Essay Contest
Students in grades 7-12 can enter National Right to Life's annual Essay Contest. Submit a 300 to 500 word essay that answers the question “What can I do to build a prolife generation?" Use this contest as a way to articulate your passions and share your prolife beliefs! Essays need to be submitted between December 21, 2015 and January 23, 2016. MORE

Student Statesmanship Institute
Every summer in Michigan, Student Statesmanship Institute hosts their one week Summer Program in Lansing. Students can participate in a mock legislature, business, judicial, media, or campaign track. There are three sessions offered, two in June and one in July. The Summer Program is open for students entering their first year of high school to students entering their first year of college. Registrations are first come, first served, and a discount is offered for registering before March 15, 2016. MORE

University Faculty for Life Essay Contest 2016

University Faculty for Life is now accepting submissions from students for its annual Scholarly Achievement Award in Creative Writing, Literary Criticism, or Research. The contest is open to undergraduate and graduate students at any higher education institution. The deadline for submissions is Saturday, May 28, 2016. Winner may be offered an opportunity to read their work before the annual University Faculty for Life conference. MORE

National Right to Life Video Contest
You can use your voice to give a voice to the voiceless! Submit a video that is between 30 seconds and 3 minutes long and you could win a free registration to the National Right to Life Convention in Herndon, VA on July 7-9, 2016. This is a great way to share your prolife beliefs! The deadline to enter is June 15, 2016, contestants must be between 15 and 25 years old. MORE


Pregnancy help

If you or someone you know is experiencing an unplanned or crisis pregnancy or would like information about adoption or post-abortion assistance, you do have options. For help, please call 800-57WOMAN, a toll-free hotline, any time, day or night, to be connected to a caring, confidential help agency. Or, find a help agency near you. MORE

Free factsheets and handouts

Right to Life of Michigan has many flyers available for free downloading and printing. MORE

Statistics and research

To find information for a class assignment or prolife project, you can view topics on various issues under the Prolife Issues menu near the top of the page.

Abortion statistics


Videos and books

How a bill becomes a law
Learn about the legislative process in Michigan. This guide from the Michigan Legislative Service Bureau explains the steps needed for a prolife bill to become a Michigan law. GUIDE

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