To help a deserving student reach their academic goals and impress upon them the importance of lawmaking, the Law Offices of Tragos, Sartes & Tragos is excited to announce the 2018 Tragos Write Your Own Law Scholarship. The scholarship will award $1,000 to a deserving student who presents a creative, practical, and substantive law for the United States.


This scholarship is offered to any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. This includes incoming first-year college students who are high school graduates or possess a GED. All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.


A completed application will include:

  • An updated résumé, including your contact information and status as a student.
  • A 750-word essay responding to the following prompt: If you could write one bill into law, what would it be? Why? Please provide a thoughtful analysis of the effect of your law.
  • A current unofficial transcript from the applicant’s school (NOTE: First-year college students must submit an unofficial transcript from their most recent school, as well as an unofficial transcript from their current post-secondary institution.)

How to Apply

In order to be eligible, scholarship applicants must submit their FULL application (personal statement, cover sheet, transcript(s), and résumé) by email to [email protected] The official deadline for all application materials is September 30, 2018.

All scholarship application emails must contain the following:

Subject Line: Name of the Applicant — Name of the Scholarship

Attachments: Application Cover Sheet, Personal Statement, Transcript, and Resume

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