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Scholarships

Kayleigh Burden Law Scholarship Program

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At Kayleigh Burden Law, we understand and value the importance of higher education. We also understand the tremendous financial burden that comes with pursuing an education and career. That’s why we’re proud to offer a $500 scholarship to a currently enrolled college student or high school senior.

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

  1. You must be a legal resident of the United States.

  2. You must either:

    a) be a currently enrolled high school senior with verifiable plans to attend college or university in the United States; or

    b) be a currently enrolled undergraduate college or university student in the United States.

  3. You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the high school, college, or university in which you are enrolled.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Submit your application - applications can be found here.

  • Submit your short biography - (under 300 words) describing yourself and why you are attending college.

  • Submit your essay – essay responses must be between 500 minimum and 1,500 words maximum and must be your original work.

  • Submit proof of enrollment to a college or university. Examples include: enrollment verification letter from the registrar’s office, acceptance letter, course registration for upcoming semester, etc.

ESSAY TOPIC - Self-Driving technology and the law

  • At Kayleigh Burden Law, we help people who have been injured in all types of auto accidents. Lawmakers throughout the country have begun tackling the new legal challenges presented by the increased use of self-driving cars. What happens if a self-driving car gets into an accident with another vehicle? How do you believe liability should be addressed when it comes to these types of accidents? Should the passengers be liable? The car manufacturer? What do you think are the pros and cons of driverless vehicles? What impact will driverless vehicles have on roadway safety? What factors should lawmakers consider when addressing these new issues?

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

  • Email all the materials listed above to kayleigh@kayleighburdenlaw.com. Subject Line: Kayleigh Burden Law Scholarship. Submissions directed to any other address or email address will not be considered.

  • The Submission deadline is September 30, 2019. Submissions received after that date will not be considered.

  • Submissions that do not include all required information and that do not strictly conform to all the requirements set forth on this page will be considered void and disqualified and will not be judged.

  • Kayleigh Burden Law is not liable for Submissions that were not received, for any reason.

SCHOLARSHIP VALUE

  • $500.00

WINNERS

  • The winner will be announced on our website, Facebook and Instagram pages by October 15, 2019.

  • As a condition of entering the contest and receiving any prize, the winner will be required to consent to the use of their name, age, area of residence, and school name.

  • Winners will also be required to submit a photo for announcement on all media without limitation, throughout perpetuity, without additional compensation, notice to, or approval from winner or any other party.

  • After winning, for tax purposes only, you may be asked to provide your permanent address.

  • The winner’s contact information will not be distributed, sold, or shared with third parties who are not affiliated with the Kayleigh Burden Law Scholarship Program. Any personally identifiable information collected during your participation in this Scholarship contest will be collected by Kayleigh Burden Law and used by it and its agents solely for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Contest as described herein.