Law in Society Award Competition

🏆 Available: 10
💰 $1,000
⏳ 02/01

Last year this scholarship received 301 applicant(s). $1,000 was awarded to 10 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Participants write an essay in response to a hypothetical situation dealing with legal issues. Awards are based on superior understanding of the value of law in everyday life. The top thirty essays are awarded prizes of a plaque and dictionary/thesaurus set. First place receives $2000 U.S. Savings Bond or $1000 cash; second place, $1,500 bond or $750 cash; third place, $1000 bond or $500 cash; honorable mentions, $200 bond or $100 cash.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must currently be in high school
  • For residents of the following states: Virginia
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Essay required
  • Entry in a contest required

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Donor: Virginia State Bar

Regulates the legal profession in Virginia and aims to advance the availability and quality of legal services provided to the public and assists in improving the legal profession and the judicial system.