Be currently enrolled in an accredited university or college in the United States
Be enrolled full-time
Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
At the end of the application, upload the following documents:
Document 1: Scholarship Essay
Read our tips and tricks for writing a scholarship essay to learn more about what makes a great paper.
Your scholarship essay should be at least 500 words.
Upload your essay as a Microsoft Word Doc, a Google Doc, or a PDF.
The scholarship essay should answer the following prompt:
“How have you given back to your community and what did you learn in the process?”
Document 2: Reference Letter(s)
Submit at least 1 reference letter for your scholarship application.
Upload your reference letter(s) as a Microsoft Word Doc, a Google Doc, or a PDF.
Reference letters can be written by anyone who is familiar with the applicant. For instance, a teacher, a professor, an employer, or someone who has worked with the applicant in their community service endeavors. Family members are discouraged from writing reference letters for applicants.
Will be attending an accredited college or university for the Fall 2023 semester
Will be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program when the award is received
Is at least 17 years of age upon submitting their application
Is a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
To apply for the scholarship, complete and submit the digital application. Please prepare the following materials:
Proof of enrollment
A high-quality video response to the video prompt “Why do you think it is important for people with disabilities to have access to quality education? How do you think your disability has affected your life choices?”
Be currently enrolled or intending to enroll (i.e., as of January 2023) as a full-time student in Business or Engineering areas of study at an accredited university in Canada or U.S.; and to support the application with appropriate documentation, including but not limited to: school transcripts (unofficial), invitation or acceptance letter from the institution.
Maintain a minimum 75% average or equal GPA from the most recent term/semester
Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada, U.S. citizen or Green Card holder or student visa holder or study permit holder and be able to support it with a clear and legible photocopy.
As the second part of the application process, all applicants must prepare an essay. The essay must be 750 words maximum length. In addition to providing your personal story and an explanation as to why you deserve this scholarship, you are required to explain why you believe either business or engineering is important in Canada’s/U.S. economy and how you feel you will make a difference in your chosen industry.
Employees of Ostroff Injury Law, their immediate families (parent, child, sibling, and spouse), and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the competition
Applicants must be currently enrolled in or about to attend an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program within the United States
Applicants must have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher
A complete application for this scholarship must include:
Your contact information, with name, age, current grade, cell number and email address
A current academic transcript (clearly showing your cumulative GPA)
A 750 – 1,000 word essay discussing ways in which we can put a stop to distracted driving and how we can encourage drivers to make smarter decisions
The scholarship is open 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 either high school graduates or in possession of a GED.
All applicants must be in good academic standing, maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
To apply, please provide the following:
A resume that includes up-to-date contact information, relevant education, professional and volunteer experience.
A 750-1000 word essay on why you are passionate about becoming an entrepreneur. Share details of what business you would create, how you would run it, and how you would stay on top of trends in the industry.
A current unofficial transcript from the applicant’s school. First-year college students may submit an unofficial transcript from their most recent school, as well as an unofficial transcript from their current post-secondary institution.
Please note that applicants located in and around North Carolina may receive higher consideration when selecting a winner. The winner of the Franchise.Law Entrepreneur Scholarship will be announced in July of 2023.