Scholarship Opportunities

Konicek Law, PLLC is offering a $350 scholarship to one incoming or currently enrolled criminal justice student seeking a legal related career. 

Application Deadlines

  • Each application and supporting materials must be submitted and received by 8/15/16.
  • The Scholarship winner will be notified via email by 8/31/16

Scholarship Details

This $350 scholarship is awarded to the student who submits the best 400-500 word essay about why they want to pursue a legal career. Applicants must be college students pursuing a legal related undergraduate degree or certificate such as pre-law, paralegal, or criminal justice. High school students are also eligible if they have been accepted to a college and plan to study a criminal justice related major.

  • Complete the attached application.
  • Email completed application to [email protected] with the following subject line: “Entry for Criminal Justice Scholarship”.
  • All application materials must be emailed no later than the deadline date. Materials received later will be rejected, resulting in disqualification.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate criminal justice-related degree program or certificate program at an accredited college or university or be a high school student who has been accepted to a college and plans to study a legal-related major. Students in a criminal justice certificate program at an accredited college are also eligible.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.
  • Must show proof of enrollment
  • Must be a legal resident of the U.S.
  • The winning applicant must provide a profile photo, a brief biography, and responses to a brief text interview to be displayed on the website

Scholarship Selection Process

The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant with the best essay submission based on the quality of ideas, thoughtfulness, and creativity as judged by the firm.

The scholarship is to be used exclusively for college tuition and related expenses. The winning applicant and the school’s financial aid office will be notified by email or phone. A check for $350 will be mailed directly to the winning applicant once enrollment has been verified and a profile photo and brief bio has been provided. The winner will be responsible for following IRS rules regarding scholarships which are available at the IRS website. The winning applicant will be recognized on this page after selection.

Past Recipients

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