Posted by Tim on February 26, 2020 in Competitions, Financial Aid
Apply for the 2020 Benjamin and David Scharps Legal Essay Competition by March 18!
The Benjamin and David Scharps Legal Essay Competition is open to juniors and seniors (or underclassmen who have that status based on credit hours) at SUNY campuses who are interested in legal issues, or are interested in pursuing a career in the legal field. The topic of this year’s essay competition is Criminalizing Speech.
One award of $1,500 will be presented to the student who has written the best 2,000 word essay describing the role and relevance of law in dealing with a current legal issue. A second award of $1,000 will be presented to the runner-up.
Students must submit their essays to the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.