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$2,500 College Scholarship

$2,500 Scholarship Essay Contest

Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess

Thank you for your interest in our Scholarship. Our Essay Contest is currently closed for submissions.

At The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess, our Louisiana personal injury attorneys appreciate the importance of an education, and it is our mission to help those in need. We understand how expensive school can be. The average school year costs $24,610 for in-state students attending a public university and can double for out-of-state students!

Making ends meet can be a struggle for students and their families, so in hopes to make things a little easier, we are happy to offer a $2,500 yearly scholarship. This opportunity is available to current students as well as individuals who wish to attend college or graduate school in the coming semester in any major, at any school in the United States.

Essay Topic


As driver-less, electric vehicle technologies continue to improve and make their way into the roads, what effect will this have on the insurance industry and automotive accident litigation?

Application Guidelines

The application guidelines are as follows:

  • Essay submissions must be 750+ words.
  • Essays must be received by 9am EST December 15, 2017.
  • Email your pdf essay to via the below form.
  • Include your name, address, phone number, school attending or planning to attend.
  • Must be a citizen of the U.S.
  • Writing must be unique. Not submitted elsewhere.
  • One submission per student.
  • Include no other information.


How is the Winner Chosen?

The recipient is chosen according to the following criteria:

  • Application rules/guidelines followed
  • Grammar/mechanics
  • Quality/thoughtfulness of writing


When will the Winner be Chosen?

The winner will be chosen by December 20, 2017 and notified by email. Unfortunately, we cannot write to every applicant. If you are not notified via email by January 1, 2018, we have chosen a winner. However, we do encourage you to try again with our next scholarship.

We happily anticipate your essay and look forward to helping you meet your education goals.

Be aware: Your essay may be posted on our website or social media pages.

Submission to our contest implies consent for use on the internet.

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$2,500 Higher Education Essay Contest

Submit your essay for a chance to receive a scholarship to a college/major of your choice.