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Shawn Sukumar Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2017)

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Who Can Apply:

  • This scholarship is offered to any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. This includes incoming first-year college students who are high school graduates or possess a GED.
  • The scholarship candidate must possess an interest in social justice, as demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

Submission:

  • An updated résumé.
  • A 750-word essay responding to the following prompt:  What issue within the criminal justice system do you believe needs reform? Why? What is a practical solution to this problem? What changes do you believe this solution would make? Feel free to draw on your own or loved one’s experiences.
  • A current unofficial transcript from the applicant’s school (NOTE: First-year college students must submit an unofficial transcript from their most recent school, as well as an unofficial transcript from their current post-secondary institution.)

Deadline: March 31, 2017

Amount: $500

Learn More: http://www.washingtondccriminallawyer.net/2016-scholarship/