Magna Carta Scholarship

Deadline: July 31

To honor the important principles of justice and equal rights espoused in the Magna Carta, the office of J. Antonio Tramontana has created a scholarship to assist a student currently pursuing higher education. The scholarship, in the amount of $1,215 — for the year the Magna Carta was created — is open to university and law students throughout the United States.

The Magna Carta Scholarship will be awarded to one U.S. undergraduate or law student who submits the application materials by the deadline listed below.

Scholarship Requirements

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be full-time students at either an accredited university or law school in the United States and must maintain a GPA of at least 3.0.

To apply, candidates must submit the following materials electronically before July 31:

  1. This complete application form
  2. A certified copy of the student’s current university transcript that confirms the student’s full-time status and grade-point average of at least 3.0.
  3. A submission as described here: Applicants are asked to explain why they believe the principles of the Magna Carta — freedom, justice and equality — remain important today. Submissions can be in the following formats (must be electronic):
    • Photography
    • Video
    • One page of text

Click here for more information.

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