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Scholarship Details

Robert M. Helfend Criminal Defense Scholarship


  • Must be currently enrolled in law school or currently enrolled in their undergraduate with the intent to pursue law school post graduate.
  • Must be a full time student.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by January 19, 2019.

How to Apply

  • Submit a cover letter (with Name, Email, Phone, etc)
    • Where are you enrolled?
    • Planned year of graduation
    • Undergraduate degree earned (if applicable)
  • Submit proof of enrollment
    • Proof of law school enrollment or undergraduate student enrollment with written explanation/intent of law school post graduation
  • Submit your 400-600 word essay on one of the following topics:
    • Representing underserved communities in the criminal justice system
    • Equal protection under the law in modern day practice
    • State vs Federal Law: Is marijuana illegal?

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Deadline: 01/19/2019

Amount: $500

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