Brian Zeiger Criminal Defense Attorney Scholarship

Who Is Eligible:

The rising cost of obtaining a college education has made it increasingly difficult for many students and families to realize their dreams of earning a college degree. As an attorney, Brian Zeiger understands the value of education as well as the financial strain that being a student can often entail. In an effort to help students meet their financial needs, The Zeiger Firm is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to each winner of the biannual Brian Zeiger college scholarship essay contest.


The essay contest

In order to participate in the contest, prospective applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university or planning to attend one in the academic year of 2018-2019. Applicants should submit a 500-word essay answering the following question to the email address provided below:


Juvenile cases can be especially tricky, and will almost certainly have an impact on the juvenile’s life. Do you think laws regarding juvenile crimes should be harsher, or provide more options for rehabilitation/deference?

Responses will be judged on the following criteria:

Deadline: 05/25/2018
How to apply:

Application procedure

In order to apply, applicants should submit their essay in word format to by 5/25/18 9 AM EST. In addition, applicants must include the following information in the body of the email to which their essay is attached:

The Spring 2018 winner will be announced on or around 6/15/2018. Please note the winner’s scholarship check will be issued to the student’s college/university of choice.


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