Legal Templates Annual Scholarship in USA
Legal Templates uses cutting edge technology to help people create legal forms at an affordable price. Our goal is to make simple legal services like creating a lease agreement, living will, or power of attorney more accessible, efficient, and less expensive for everyone. The scholarship is designed to get nation’s youth to think critically about the interaction between laws and society, and how each shapes the other. Specifically, we will ask students to think about the relationship between gun ownership laws and gun violence rates in U.S. society.
Gun violence is a hot topic in Congress and around the country. Certain demographics voice strong opinions regarding their constitutional right to own a gun, and many citizens feel that owning a gun gives them a measure of security. Less than half of Americans favour stricter laws regarding the buying and selling of firearms, and in some states, buying a gun is as simple as exchanging a bill of sale.
With support for gun ownership so entrenched and widespread, are there perhaps other ways to reduce firearm crime in America without resorting to gun ownership control?This brings us to our scholarship topic: Create a law that would reduce the rate of gun violence and still respect the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
The scholarship is available for:
- Graduate students
- Incoming college freshmen
- Vocational school students
- Technical college students
- Community college students
1. We do not require any sort of minimum GPA, and both domestic and international students may apply.
2. All applicants must be enrolled, or due to be enrolled, in full-time university education for the semester, they are applying to receive the scholarship fund. The scholarship is not available for part time students.
How to apply for the scholarship
Write a 500-800 word essay about a law you would submit to Congress which would bring about a reduction in the rate of gun violence in America while still respecting the Second Amendment right to bear arms. Submissions should be sent in Word or PDF form. We are looking for a solution to this problem which is both creative and practical. Infographics are also highly encouraged.
Your submission should be attached to an email and sent to [email protected] The body of the email should include:
- Your name
- University attending (if applicable)
- A brief introduction about yourself
Applications will receive a confirmation email upon receipt on our end.
Deadline: 20th August 2017