The Scholarship is now closed, information about the winners can be found here.
On average, more than 34,000 people die each year in our country in traffic collisions involving a legally impaired driver, or a driver with a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Has a drunk driver affected you or someone you know? How has it affected – or how could it affect – your own driving?
The attorneys of The Jeffcoat Firm invite you to share your experiences and thoughts on this important issue and compete for one of our two scholarship prizes worth a combined $1,500. We are proud to announce that we are now accepting entries from students nationwide for our annual Scholarship Essay & Video Competition.
Please read more about the competition below and take advantage of this exciting chance to earn scholarship funds by submitting your essay or video by our December 7, 2018 deadline.
Each winner will receive a check from The Jeffcoat Firm made out to the school which they will attend. The winners must use these funds to pay for education-related expenses. Winners will be solely responsible for any federal, state or local taxes which apply to the scholarship award.
Our prizes are:
To be eligible to compete in our law firm’s Scholarship Essay & Video Competition, you must be a student who is a U.S. resident or an international student who is studying at a U.S. school who is:
Applicants who are younger than age 18 must provide parental consent to enter. Employees of The Jeffcoat Firm, Consultwebs, Inc., and their immediate family members will not be eligible to enter this competition.
Your essay or video must address this topic:
To enter our Scholarship Essay & Video Competition, The Jeffcoat Firm requires that you submit:
We will allow only one essay or video per student. The essay or video must cite all sources of information. It must also be an original work. Plagiarism will result in automatic disqualification.
In addition to your essay or video, you must also submit:
Submit your essay or video to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You must submit your complete entry by
December 7, 2018.
Our selection committee will select the scholarship winners. The committee’s decisions will be final.
We will announce our two scholarship winners on
January 11, 2019.
We will use the contact information submitted in the application to notify the winners. Our law firm will also announce the winners on our website.
When you submit your application to our Scholarship Essay & Video Competition, you will:
We look forward to seeing your essay or video and wish you the best of luck!
If you have any questions about our Scholarship Essay & Video Competition, contact: