The Keefer Law Firm Scholarship Contest allows students to raise awareness of different legal issues. Applicants will create a public service video (PSV) about Properly interacting with the police.
Two winners will be chosen each year, 1 per semester, and each winner will receive $500 to put towards higher education.
The following are eligible for a scholarship:
- High School seniors who have been accepted into a college, university, or trade school.
- Students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school.
- People are accepted into graduate school.
- You must be a citizen or lawful resident of the United States in order to apply.
We are looking for creative, convincing and informative videos for your peers. Videos can be technical, narrative, fiction or any other video style you can think of. Video selfies will NOT be considered. Be creative! The video must be yours. Music videos taken from YouTube will not be considered.
Videos will be judged on:
Your PSV will be judged on the level of creativity and persuasiveness, as well as how informative it is. Keefer Law Firm will be the sole Judge of the winning PSV.
- Make your video and make sure it is no longer than 3 minutes.
- Upload your video to YouTube titled Properly interacting with the Police.
- In the description of the video please include a link to this page.
- Once your video has been uploaded, fill out the Application Form at the bottom of this page.
- All questions should be emailed to Scholarship@keeferlaw.org.
- By submitting your application, you are giving Keefer Law Firm PLC. The permission to use and display your video for marketing and promotional purposes.
- Submissions will not be accepted without proof of acceptance or enrollment of the school in which you attend.
Spring Semester Deadline: December 30, 2019
One winner will be selected by January 31, 2020. If the selected winner does not claim their prize within 2 weeks of being contacted, we will pick a new winner.
If you are not admitted to college yet, there will be another round for the scholarship next semester.
STOP! Before you submit your application, have you read the guidelines above? Not all websites have up-to-date and correct information. The following will not be accepted:
- Video selfies
- Content that doesn’t pertain to the prompt
- Submission letter or proof of enrollment