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Keyser Law Firm practices exclusively criminal defense and immigration law.  Our dedication and commitment to client service continuously results in criminal charges being dismissed or reduced and immigrants finding a legal pathway to the United States.  

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Scholarship

Scholarship


The Christopher W. Keyser Undergraduate Scholarship

 

Keyser Law, P.A. created the Christopher W. Keyser Scholarship program to provide financial support to students working towards a career in the legal field.  We strive to positively change people's lives by advocating for them during life’s most important and significant challenges.  Great students will someday make great advocates, and we hope this scholarship program supports that endeavor.


How to Apply


Applicants Eligible students must write an essay between 1,000 and 1,500 words on ONE of the following topics:

  • What is the biggest problem in our criminal justice system and how do we fix it?
  • So you want to be a lawyer? Tell us why the legal field interests you and how you will better your community.
  • There are millions of undocumented persons living in the United States. Should the U.S. Government grant legal status to these individuals, or deport them? Explain your answer.

Applicants must email their completed essay as a Word document or PDF file to scholarship@keyserdefense.com along with a cover letter including the following information:

  • Full name
  • Mailing address
  • Telephone number and E-mail address
  • College or University in attendance 
  • Major

Applications can also be mailed to Keyser Law, P.A., 2355 Highway 36 West, Suite 400, Roseville, Minnesota, 55113.


Eligibility 


Any student enrolled in a four-year college or university program in the United States with an interest in the legal or criminal justice fields may apply.  Applicants must major or actively pursuing a degree in one of the following areas of study:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • English
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Journalism
  • Communications


Application Deadline


Completed applications must be submitted no later than July 31, 2014.


Scholarship Amount


The scholarship amount is $1,500.00 and will be awarded once annually. 


Selection Process and Notification


The Christopher W. Keyser Scholarship committee will review all applications and notify the winning recipient by email in August.


Questions?


Please direct any questions regarding the scholarship to scholarship@keyserdefense.com.