$295
Avg. Amount Awarded
51
Days
February 1 2019
Application Deadline
10
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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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.

Amount Details

$100
Low Amount Awarded
$1,000
High Amount Awarded
$2,950
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 19 years old
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Virginia
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Law/Legal Services

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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  • Checkmark Essay
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