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  • "If your college kid makes a mistake this is the attorney you need" by Anonymous (AVVO Review), Parent of Past Client
  • "Mr. Pumphrey and his staff are true experts at interpretation of the law and worked hard to protect my rights." by Anonymous (Google Review 3), Past Client
  • "He took his time with my case and made sure to get me the best results." by David H., Past Client
  • "[Don] is honest, truthful and the person you want in your corner." by J. Williams, Past Client
  • "I highly recommend them for your legal needs." by Jane S., Past Client
  • "I will definitely be recommending his firm to anyone I come across that needs legal counsel. Thank you Don! You put our anxiety at ease and established a relationship and referrals for a lifetime!" by Kim S., Past Client
  • "Highly recommended if you need the best representation" by L.L., Past Client
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  • "I am profoundly grateful to you Don" by Lee N. Scheele Jr., Peer
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  • " I would gladly recommend his law firm to represent you or anyone else. They are the real deal." by M.H., Past Client
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Semi-Annual Pumphrey Law Scholarship

Information about the Semi-Annual Pumphrey Law Scholarship


Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the Semi-Annual Pumphrey Law Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. resident
  • Accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the U.S.
  • Demonstrated good character and academic achievement

Requirements

Each applicant must submit the following documents to the link here.

  • Pumphrey Law Scholarship Application (CLICK TO APPLY).
  • A current unofficial high school or college transcript or enrollment verification
  • A typed essay 800-1000 words on one of the following topics: (Students may enter submission for multiple topics)
    • If you could make ONE change to the criminal justice system, what would it be? Support your answer with research and evidence. 
    • How to overcome cognitive bias and the presumption of innocence?
      • EXTRA: Cognitive bias is when you create a bias in your mind simply off of what is presented to you. It’s the largest block to logical thinking. While  the law says “innocent until proven guilty”, defendants are often presumed guilty and must fight to prove their innocence. What changes could be made to overcome that cognitive bias?

2020 Scholarship Key Dates

  • The application and supporting material must be received by May 7, 2021
  • The scholarship winner will be selected and notified on May 17, 2021

Submission Instructions

Completed materials can be submitted in the following manner:


Award(s)

  • Three winners will be chosen
    • 1st place– $750
    • 2nd place – $500
    • 3rd Place – $250
  • The scholarship must be applied to tuition or other education-related expenses. The award will be paid to the winner’s educational institution directly.
  • See past winning submissions here.

Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions

  • I am a senior in High School getting ready to graduate, can I apply for the scholarship? 
    • Yes, ANY student who has given a University an intent to enroll or is already enrolled in College may apply. If you are a High School senior who is preparing to start college, you are eligible!
  • I am already enrolled at a University, may I still apply?
    • Absolutely, ALL college students in the U.S. are welcome to apply!
  • I don’t live in Florida, am I eligible? 
    • Most definitely!! ANY college student in the U.S. may apply for our scholarship!
  • I am not pursuing a career in Law, can I still apply?
    • Yes. Course of study does not factor into eligibility for this scholarship.
  • I am in grad school (medical, law, etc.) and would like to apply, am I eligible? 
    • Definitely! If you are enrolled at any university, whether it be a community college, accredited university, or graduate school, you are eligible to apply if you are a U.S. resident.
  • If I win, how will I receive my award?
    • The winners of the scholarship will be contacted. After providing certain information, the scholarship prize will be sent to your university’s financial aid office to be distributed with that semester’s financial aid. See past-winners of the Pumphrey Law Scholarship here!

Terms and Conditions

Only completed applications will be considered. The winner is chosen based on the sole discretion of Pumphrey Law. By applying for the scholarship, applicants agree to the terms and conditions of Pumphrey Law and the Pumphrey Law Scholarship.

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