2016 Joseph Tully Students for Integrity in the Criminal Justice System Scholarship

Attorney Joseph Tully is pleased to announce our $1,000 cash scholarship award aimed at developing outstanding future leaders with a personal or academic interest in advancing ethics and integrity in the United States criminal justice system.

The 2016 Joseph Tully Students for Integrity in the Criminal Justice System Scholarship was established to help defray the cost of education-related expenses, including tuition, books, fees and living expenses for a student of any age planning to enter or continue attendance at any college, university, or law school within 9 months of the application date.

Due process of law and a fair and impartial jury trial are among the fundamental liberties granted by the U.S. Constitution to each and every American citizen. Bribery, negligence, police misconduct, abuse of power and other forms of corruption within the U.S. Criminal Justice System threaten the viability of our nation’s government, businesses and freedom of law-abiding citizens. Lawyer author Joseph Tully is a strong advocate for the development of future leaders who are committed to promoting integrity and ethics throughout the criminal justice process.

Prizes

(1) $1,000 cash award provided by the Joseph Tully Scholarship Fund
Award Certificate

Entry Deadline

December 15, 2016
*Scholarship awarded annually

Eligibility

Must be planning to enter or continue at any college, university or law school within 9 months of the application date.

Personal or academic interest in advancing ethics and integrity in the United States criminal justice system.

All application materials must be submitted by 11:59pm EST on December 15, 2016.

Employees and direct family members of the Tully & Weiss Law Firm are not eligible.

Must agree to the Rules and Regulations.

How to Apply

Video entry: Address one of the following three topics in a 1-3 minute insightful and creative video:

  • What factors do you feel contribute to corruption within the American justice system?
  • If you knew that fighting judicial injustice would result in undesirable consequences like revenge or loss of employment, would you still express your opinion and why?
  • Interpret Thomas Jefferson’s statement: "The greatest danger to American freedom is a government that ignores the Constitution."

Upload your video to your YouTube channel:

Title the video: Students for Judicial Integrity Scholarship

Paste the following text in the description: “My entry for the 2016 Joseph Tully Students for Integrity in the Criminal Justice System Scholarship, www.tully-weiss.com.”

Share your video on social media: using the tags: #corruptjustice and @josephtullylaw

Email the following information to: [hidden email]

Subject Line: Students for Judicial Integrity Scholarship

Name:
Address:
Email:
Phone:
YouTube URL (link to video):
School you plan to attend:
Field of Study:
Include the statement: “I have read and agree to the Rules and Regulations.”
*individuals under 18 must include a parent or guardian’s statement of permission

Judging Criteria

The Joseph Tully Scholarship Committee will evaluate each video submission and select one scholarship recipient based on the following criteria:

  • Ability to address 1 of the 3 topics described above
  • Strength of message
  • Originality
  • Creativity

Notification

Upon receipt of application materials, entrants will receive a confirmation indicating that their application has been received. The scholarship winner will be notified via phone or email in the first week of January, 2017.

Questions

Please direct all scholarship inquiries to [hidden email].

Rules and Regulations

All applicants must provide a statement in the entry email that you have read and agree to the Rules and Regulations to be considered for our scholarship award.

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