Jerry Tidwell Scholarship (ID 4073)
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- THE EXONERATION EDUCATION INITIATIVE
In an effort to encourage law students to pursue a career in defense law and reclaim the rights of wrongfully convicted individuals, Tidwell Law Firm PLLC is offering a $2,500 scholarship to students.
We are asking students to write an essay of at least 500 words detailing the case of a wrongfully accused individual who was released or is still imprisoned that inspired them to pursue a career in defense law. Students are encouraged to outline the case in a detailed way and artfully describe how it led them to choose a career in law.
How to apply
To apply, email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org. A valid ID and proof of enrollment will be required upon selection.
- Applicants must be EITHER out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2019) OR students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, university, or law school as of the start of the fall 2019 semester.
The essay must be submitted by July 31, 2019.
A winner will be selected by no later than August 15, 2019.