Washington State Association for Justice American Justice Essay & Video Scholarship

🏆 Available: 2
💰 $3,750
⏳ 03/17

Last year this scholarship received 30 applicant(s). $3,750 was awarded to 2 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

As part of the Washington State Association for Justice’s (WSAJ) commitment to foster an awareness and understanding of the important role that the civil justice system plays in our society, WSAJ sponsors an annual statewide student essay and video scholarship program. WSAJ will award two $3,750 scholarships, one to an essayist and one to a videographer. The video scholarship winner’s piece will be posted on WSAJ’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, and may be aired on TV. This scholarship is available to high school seniors who are residents attending high school in Washington state. Students need not attend a Washington college, but must start college within the next two years to receive the funds. If you have questions about the prompt or the practice of law, please contact [email protected] and we will connect you with an attorney to answer your questions. The prompt for both scholarships is–Forced arbitration clauses in consumer contracts: How do they affect us? Essay option: Write a 700-800 word essay on this subject. Video option: Create a video of no more than 60 seconds in length on this subject in the format of a Public Service Announcement, as well as writing a 300-400 word summary on this subject and the inspiration for the video. The video must be uploaded on YouTube or Vimeo and the link shared with the scholarship committee. WSAJ reserves the right to make the winning video available to the general public. By submitting a video, you grant WSAJ a royalty-free license to copy, distribute, modify, display and perform publicly and otherwise use and authorize others to use your video for any purpose. You also guarantee that no other person, corporation or organization has a copyright interest in your video.

Eligibility Requirements

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

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Essay required

How To Apply

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Donor: Washington State Association for Justice

The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) is the oldest and largest civil justice advocacy organization in the Pacific Northwest. We work with Washington’s top law firms, attorneys, legal professionals, and consumer groups to protect the legal rights of wronged consumers, injured citizens, patients, and workers.