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Virginia State Bar/Law in Society Award Competition

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, $1,000 bond or $500 cash; honorable mentions, $200 bond or $100 cash.

AWARD INFORMATION

Award Amount $100 - $1,000
Number of Awards 10
Application Deadline February 1
Available to Class Level Freshmen
Renewability Not renewable

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum GPA Required None specified
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency Virginia
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College None specified
Area of Study Law/Legal Services
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required

SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR

Organization Public Relations Assistant
Virginia State Bar
Address 707 East Main Street, Suite 1500
City, State, Zip Richmond, VA 23219-2800
Telephone (804) 775-0594
Fax (804) 775-0582
E-mail adkins@vsb.org
Web Site Web site
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