Entries for the Jeffrey Lichtman Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship are now being invited. Both high school and college students are welcome to apply. They must be enrolled at an institution in the United States. Applicants are required to write an essay on the defined topic below. The deadline is updated every year.
This annual $1,000 award will be presented to a higher education student we feel embodies and effectively communicates our shared belief in the need for true reform in the criminal justice arena that includes comprehensive review of existing sentencing guidelines and possible eradication of mandatory minimum sentences.
The winner will receive $1,000.
Level and Area of Studies
High school and college level in all fields.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
The Jeffrey Lichtman Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship is open to all students who are or will soon be enrolled in a junior college, community college, undergraduate or graduate institution within the United States. As such, high school graduates who are about to commence college-level studies and current GED holders are also eligible for the prize.
The U.S. citizens may apply this scholarship.
Applicants must provide an original, written essay consisting of at least 750 words which discusses their philosophy on matters of criminal justice reform and articulates the ways in which they intend to champion the causes of eliminating mandatory minimum sentences and conducting ongoing reviews of criminal sentencing guidelines.
Updated every year.