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Pew Law Center Scholarship (Deadline: December 31, 2017)

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Who Can Apply: You are eligible to apply if you are a student who is currently attending or enrolled at a state-accredited law school or an undergraduate degree program at an accredited college or American University. Please provide proof of current college attendance such as transcripts from your college or university.

Submission: Please write an essay of up to 2,000 words on the following topic:

“Student loan debt is crushing young people today. The average class of 2015 graduate with student loan debt will have to pay back a little over $35,000, according to government data. Today, student loans constitute the second largest form of consumer debt right behind home mortgages. Currently, the law does not allow student loans to be discharged in a bankruptcy? Do you think that should change? Why or why not?”

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Amount: $1,000

Learn More: https://www.pewlaw.com/pew-law-center-1000-scholarship/