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Meldon Law College Scholarship Video Essay Contest (ID 2624)


Scholarship Description

Start Date:
5/1/2018
Deadline:
1/20/2019
Website:
http://www.meldonlaw.com/scholarship/
Amount:
$1,000
Description:
College can be expensive, and students are very often ending up with tens of thousands of dollars of student loan debts that can follow them around for years. For this reason, Meldon Law is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to the winner of our annual College Scholarship Video Essay Contest.

Contact Information

Email:
meldonlawscholarship@gmail.com

Eligibility

Gender:
NA
Eligibility:
In order to participate, applicants must be planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university in the 2018-2019 academic year and follow the procedure set forth in the material below.
Special Criteria:
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants should submit their responses in YouTube format in an email to meldonlawscholarship@gmail.com by January 20, 2019, 9 AM EST, with the following information in the body of the email:

• Your name and address
• The school you plan on attending in the spring of 2018
• Your major
• If you are under 18 years old, contact information for your parent(s) or legal guardian
• Once the application deadline has passed, the video essays will be reviewed and judged based on the following criteria:
• Responsiveness to the question
• Creativity
• Thoughtfulness and originality
• The persuasiveness of the arguments presented

THE VIDEO ESSAY CONTEST
Applicants should submit one 5-6 minute video which includes a 1-2 minute video bio, and 2-3 minute video essay on one of the following topics:

“Research your state’s gun purchasing process, and the requirements a resident must meet in order to purchase a firearm. Do you believe this process should be changed or updated? What changes or updates would you suggest?”

“Schools across the country have different protocols in place to protect students and employees from gun-related violence. Investigate your school’s safety protocols. Are there ways your school, or schools in general, can change protocols to make them more effective? What changes would you make to schools or school policies to help protect everyone from gun-related violence?”