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
0
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
E-mail
adkins@vsb.org
Website
Website

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