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Jerry Tidwell Scholarship (ID 4073)


Scholarship Description

Start Date:
1/1/2019
Deadline:
7/31/2019
Website:
https://jerrytidwell.com/scholarship/
Amount:
$2,500
Description:
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.

Overview

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 jerry@jerrytidwell.com. A valid ID and proof of enrollment will be required upon selection.

Contact Information

Email:
jerry@jerrytidwell.com

Eligibility

Gender:
NA
Eligibility:
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.