The Bruning Law Firm College Scholarship Essay Contest The Bruning Law Firm

The car accident attorneys of The Bruning Law Firm understand that an education is often the foundation of a successful and productive career. In addition, we are also aware of the fact that many students and families struggle to meet the ever-rising costs associated with obtaining a college degree. As a result, we are pleased to announce that we will be offering a $500 college scholarship to the winner of our annual essay contest. Details regarding the essay and the application procedures are detailed below.

The Essay Contest

In order to be eligible to participate in the contest, applicants must be planning on attending an accredited United States college or university in 2016.  The contest is open to both current college students as well as those planning on starting college next fall. In order to apply, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the following question by 12/01/2016:

What law or laws would you create to make the roads safer?

Completed essay should be submitted as an attachment to

Along with the essay, applicants should provide the following information:

  • Their name, address, date of birth, and phone number
  • An email address for his or her parents, if the applicant is under 18
  • The name of the institution that the applicant will be attending
  • The course of study that the applicant will be pursuing

Once received, the essays will be evaluated by members of our staff and the winner will be notified on or around 12/15/15.

The essays will be judged using the following criteria:

  • The substance and originality of the response
  • The applicant’s demonstrated potential for success in their chosen field of study
  • The quality of the writing, and
  • Responsiveness to the question posed

We look forward to reading your responses and wish all applicants the best of luck.

A St. Louis personal injury law firm representing the rights of individuals injured in preventable accidents

The Bruning Law Firm is a St. Louis-based law firm that has been representing the legal rights of people who have been injured by the negligence of other for 30 years. We are recognized for our work helping burn victims who have been injured by fires, explosions, or defective consumer products. In addition, we also handle cases related to car accidents, product liability matters, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, and general civil litigation.

Congratulations to Kate Cosentino - our 2016 College Scholarship Essay Contest Winner!