The Christopher W. Keyser Scholarship

The Keyser Law, P.A. is excited to invite application for the Christopher W. Keyser Scholarship. This annual scholarship is open to any US student pursuing bachelor program in one of the specified fields. The annual deadline is 31 July.

Scholarship Description
Keyser Law, P.A. created the Christopher W. Keyser Scholarship to provide financial support to students working towards a career in the legal field. Our law firm strives to positively change people’s lives by advocating for them during their most important and significant challenges. Great students will someday make great advocates, and we hope this scholarship program supports that endeavor. Students interested in applying for our schoalarship must meet certain criteria and submit an essay.

Award Value
The scholarship award is $1,000.00.
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Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice, Pre-Law Studies, English, History, Political Science, Journalism, Communications, Bachelor of Individualized Studies and Sociology.

Place of study
Any institution in the United States.

Eligibility and Requirement
To be awarded the scholarship, each student must still be enrolled in a four-year college or university program in the upcoming fall semester.  Students should not apply for this scholarship if they will graduate in the spring semester, and therefore will not be enrolled in school in the fall semester.  Exceptions will be made for graduating college students who are enrolled in law school for the upcoming fall semester.

Application Instruction
Applicants must write an essay between 2,000 and 3,000 words on one of the following topics:

  • Police conduct is a divisive issue in our country. Do you think police officers should wear body cameras while on patrol? Do you think this will better serve the community? Explain your answer.
  • Do you think our criminal justice system is too hard on defendants? Should mandatory minumum jail sentences be higher or lower for certain offenses such as drug crimes, gun crimes, or DUIs? Explain your answer.

Submission Deadline
31 July every year.

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