The Southwest Kansas Bar Association is sponsoring its annual scholarship essay contest for all qualified seniors attending a high school in the 29 county area served by the Association.
The essay must be on the subject of the American Bar Association 2014 Law Day theme, “American Democracy and the Rule of Law: Why Every Vote Matters.” The essay must be no more than 300 words. Winners will be chosen based upon writing skills, content, academic achievements and potential for making a contribution to society.
The Southwest Kansas Bar Association will award five (5) scholarships of$1OOO.OO each. Contest winners will be selected by April 25th. Winners will be announced at the Awards Banquet or Graduation Program of the winner’s school. All scholarships will be paid to the Registrar upon proof of enrollment at an accredited college or vocational school for the 2014 fall term.
The deadline for submitting a completed application and essay is March 31, 2014. Applications may be obtained from school counselors or by mail to: Southwest Kansas Bar Association, Law Day Scholarship Essay Contest, c/o Hon. Linda Gilmore, 200 E. 6111 Street, Hugoton, KS 67951.