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Burg Simpson's Preserving the Civil Jury System Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.burgsimpson.com/charities/burg-simpson-...
  • Contact
  • Corey Wheeland
  • Address
  • Burg Simpson Essay Competition
  • 40 Inverness Drive East
  • Email Address
  • scholarship@burgsimpson.com
  • Application Deadline
  • January 24, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 10
  • Maximum Amount
  • $2,500
  • Scholarship Description
  • In an effort to teach the next generation about the importance of the jury system as the guardian of American rights and liberties, the law firm of Burg Simpson is offering an essay competition for high school seniors. We will be awarding a total of ten scholarships: nine (9) $1,000 scholarships and one (1) $2,500 scholarship. The competition is open to any graduating Colorado high school senior enrolled in an accredited school. For any questions and for further details, please visit the provider's website.

    Write an original essay in 1,500 words or less, that describes:
    1. How the jury system in the United States is being threatened
    2. How the civil jury system protects your rights as a citizen
    3. The importance of preserving the jury system for future generations

    Application Process:
    -Students will submit their essay to Burg Simpson by the deadline date
    -Essays can be submitted online or mailed

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