Kush Arora Federal Justice Reform Scholarship


Scholarship Value: $500
Awards Available: 1

As a dedicated Maryland criminal defense attorney, Kush Arora focuses his practice on representing individuals who have been accused of a variety of offenses, from misdemeanors to felonies. The work of a criminal defense attorney is as tough as it is important. That is because the presumption of innocence, what many of us know as the right to be considered innocent until proven otherwise, is the cornerstone of our justice system. As such, it requires sound legal counsel for all those accused.

Attorney Arora takes his role and responsibilities within the Maryland criminal justice system very seriously. He also values the need for students to recognize whether they believe the laws that govern are just or unjust, and why. These traits are valuable in all citizens, not just criminal justice professionals. Attorney Arora is dedicated to providing financial support and academic recognition to those who will pursue or support reasoned legal reform in the future.

Whether those goals are met with a law degree and practice, by pursuing a degree in another field that works within the criminal justice system, or through civic participation, Attorney Arora understands that the success of the criminal justice system depends on the success of the bright young individuals who are pursuing their academic dreams. To help students achieve their goals and further bolster the system he so proudly serves, Attorney Arora has established the Kush Arora Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship. This scholarship will award $500 to a deserving student who has demonstrated a thoughtful, well-reasoned view of whether certain laws and criminal justice policies are just or unjust.

Scholarship Eligibility

The scholarship program is available to undergraduate, graduate, and law school students as well as incoming first-year college students at an accredited institution in the United States. The candidate must be in good academic standing with at least a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA and display their interest in criminal justice reform.

Application

To apply for this scholarship, please submit:

A) A current resume

B) An academic transcript

C) A 750 – 1,000 word essay providing a well-reasoned argument about whether a specific policy (of your choice) in the criminal justice system is unjust and requires reform, or is just and should stay the same. They will be judged on the best-reasoned response, not on the position of the applicant.

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