Go Back To Scholarship Listings

Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: December 1, 2021

The Lux Law Firm and its principal owner, Austin Lux, a prominent Colorado Springs criminal defense attorney and former state prosecutor, announces its annual scholarship program. Austin and his legal team want to know how you would reform some of your state's criminal laws. The Lux Law Firm will grant a $1,000 scholarship to the student who submits the winning essay.


Austin Lux and his legal team want to know your opinion and how you would reform some of your state's criminal laws. The winner of the Lux Law Firm Scholarship Essay Contest will receive $1,000 to put toward their education.

Students must address both prompts in this two-part essay.

First, we would like you to discuss your opinion about one of the following in your state:

A) The DUI/DWI laws;

B) The drug laws; or

C) The law of expungement or sealing of a criminal record.

Second, we want to know:

How you would change the law you chose to make it more effective and why?

Your essay should be at least 500, but no more than 600, words.

We will select the winner based on several criteria, including persuasiveness, demonstrated understanding of the issues, and quality.


High school seniors who will graduate from high school in 2021 and have been accepted to a college or university, and students currently enrolled in a college or university for the fall semester of 2021, are eligible to apply.


The deadline to enter the Lux Law Firm Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship Essay Contest is Wednesday, December 1, 2021. We will announce a winner on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.

Go to Scholarship Application:
Criminal Justice Reform Scholarship
No Essay You Deserve it Scholarship - $2,222
The Requirements for YDI Scholarships are: A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories B) You must be 16 years of age or older C) You must either be...
View Details
$10,000 College Scholarship for High School and College Students - $10,000
To be Eligible: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. The ScholarshipPoints program...
View Details
Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
To be eligible for the Nitro Scholarship you must be: A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States; B) A parent who...
View Details
Be Bold Scholarship - $25,102
The $25,000 "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply. To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most...
View Details
$1,000 Primus Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Primus Scholarship: A) Must be thirteen years of age or older on the date of entry. B) Must be a US citizen or legal permanent resident of the fifty United States or District of Columbia....
View Details