EDASCAL Crime Prevention Essay Scholarship
Students planning to enroll in a two-year or four-year accredited college or university may apply. The essays can be two pages long; there is no word limit. The essays can pertain to many areas of crime. Examples are causes of crimes, social rehabilitation of offenders, civil rights, the legal system and much more.
Students may submit as many essays as they want. Essays will be judged on how well the student supports their point of view, documentation of facts, and good writing skills, including grammar, spelling, punctuation and sentence structure.
The scholarship is sponsored by EDASCAL (Everyone Deserves A Second Chance At Life), a non-profit organization established in 2002 to help people who have committed crimes in the past. Based in Rapid City, Iowa, their mission is to help them rebuild their lives and become productive members of society again.
The deadline for this scholarship is usually in JUNE of each year, and the award amount is usually $5,000.
For more details, visit www.edascal.org/pr02.htm