Organization: Martin County Bar Association

County: Martin County

Criteria:

2020 Graduating High School Senior; minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA. Standard School

Application and a 1,000-2,500-word essay complying with the following:

Essay Topic: If Martin County prohibited non-Martin County residents from visiting Martin County beaches due to the spread of COVID-19, would this violate any constitutional rights?

Please include the pros and the cons in your analysis.

Please also include your ideas of how you would personally address this issue as a leader.

Scholarships will be given to the most qualified candidate(s) regardless of school of graduation, financial need or career aspirations; funds will be paid for fees associated with college attendance and paid directly to the institution. *Consideration will be given only to qualified applicants; the MCBA reserves the right to fulfill all or only some of the categories.

APPLY TO: Guidance Office; Standard School Application accompanied by a 1,000 to 2,500-word essay as noted above.

AWARDS: $4,000 for one student, $500 each for two students. * One-time award to be collected by June 30, 2020.

DEADLINE: December 1, 2019

REGION: Martin County (eligible to public, private, parochial and home-schooled graduating seniors)

Contact: Robyn O'Heron at martincountybarassociation@msn.com or (772) 382-9076