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.

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
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
Virginia
Area of Study
Law/Legal Services
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Communications Director and Creative Director
Virginia State Bar
Address
Not reported
City, State, Zip
Not reported, ,
Telephone
(804) 775-0588
E-mail
persinger@vsb.org
Website
Website

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