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Scholarship, Grant & Contest Announcements

CPW Law Legal Scholarship

The CPW Law Legal Scholarship awards $3,000 annually to a student who has demonstrated an interest in a career as a trial lawyer and a passion for representing injured individuals whose rights have been jeopardized. Applicants will be chosen based on financial need, oratory skills, and a commitment to helping those less fortunate. Applicants should also have a dedication to diversity equality. To apply, go to www.cpw-law.com/scholarship. All applications must be submitted by May 31, 2018.

Sponsored by CPW Law Firm
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


2018 Moses & Rooth Legal Essay Competition

Moses & Rooth are now accepting applications for their 2018 Legal Essay Competition. The Applicants should answer the question: Do you feel that all restrictions on firearms impact the second amendment? Essay submission due by June 1, 2018. For detailed application instructions, visit www.mosesandrooth.com/legal-scholarship/.

Sponsored by Moses & Rooth, Attorneys at Law
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


Morgan & Morgan 2018 For the People Scholarship

Morgan & Morgan fights for the "little guy." In that vein, they want to inspire young lawyers to approach their careers with the same mindset. The For the People Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who is accepted or currently enrolled in law school and is driven to fight for those who need it most. Scholarship applicants will be evaluated on the quality and creativity of their answers. Applicants have the option of submitting either a video or an essay addressing this question: What does standing up for the "little guy" meant to you? How will you stand up for the "little guy" as an attorney? Complete contest rules at www.forthepeople.com/scholarship. Submissions must be received by December 1, 2017.

Sponsored by Morgan & Morgan
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


The Peck Law Firm 2018 Scholarship Essay Contest

We are excited to announce the third annual Peck Law Firm Scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year! For this year's contest, we are asking applicants to write an essay answering the following question: How will America's declining birth rate redefine American families, culture, and government? This $2,000 scholarship is open to any American citizen, that meets the following criteria: Will have graduated high school on or before July 1, 2018 Has a minimum GPA of 3.0 Will be attending a college, graduate school, or law school for the 2018 Fall Semester Applying for the scholarship is easy. There are three steps: 1) Completely fill out the application form; 2) Submit an essay of 1,000 words or less; 3) Attach a resume and any applicable transcripts You can find the application and detailed rules https://thepeckfirm.com/peck-law-firm-scholarship/. We received many thought-provoking essays from the past two contests, and we can't wait to see what students will submit this year. We urge all students to apply. The application deadline is May 31, 2018 and the winner will be announced on July 31, 2018.

Sponsored by The Peck Law Firm
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


Torgenson Law Renee Torgenson Memorial Scholarship

Torgenson Law is a Phoenix, Arizona injury law firm dedicated to the advancement of equality, impartiality, and access to justice for everyone, regardless of their economic situation. As such, Torgenson Law is excited to offer a $1,000 scholarship three times per year to a current law student who shares the same values. Candidates should demonstrate their passion to use justice to improve their community. Ideal candidates must exhibit related values within their research, volunteer work, prior job experience, and extracurricular activities. The three deadlines to submit an application are April 30, August 31, and December 31. Application link can be found at www.torgensonlaw.com.

Sponsored by Torgenson Law Firm
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605