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


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


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
Web Site Web site
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