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Jeffrey Lichtman Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship (Deadline: September 30, 2018)

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Who Can Apply: 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.

Submission: All scholarship candidates will need to submit a cover sheet as well as a current, updated resume including relevant contact information and clear statement of present educational level and student status. Also required is the student’s most recent transcript from the last academic institution attended (unofficial formats may be substituted).

Freshman applicants may send unofficial documentation from the most recent institution attended, along with any other documentation available from their current school.

Lastly, 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.

Deadline: September 30, 2018

Amount: $1,000

Learn More: https://www.jeffreylichtman.com/scholarship.html