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MARTINWREN: COMMUNITY JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP

Eligibility

  • This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional, program in the United States. This includes accredited community college students; and high school seniors and students who possess a GED, who have been accepted to or enrolled in an accredited program.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative
  • GPA of 2.00 or above.
  • The scholarship candidate must possess an interest in community justice as demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional, and/or educational experiences.

How to Apply:

 

  • Respond to the following questions in an essay of 1,000 words or less:
    • Describe an experience that made you feel passionate about wanting to help people in your community.
    • What is a community need that you feel passionate about trying to provide to people in your community?
    • How do you plan help to fulfill this need in the future?
    • How have your education and education goals informed how you are planning to help improve your community?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must be either a current law student at an accredited law school within the U.S. or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend law school.
  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
  • Applicants must submit a copy of their transcript.

How to Apply:

  • Please choose one of the following prompts provided for your essay. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words.
    • How do we break society of the perception that the attorneys who spend the most on advertising are the best attorneys for their case?
    • “Trial by media” has been a concern for attorneys for decades. How does the newer “trial by social media” impact the future of the legal profession?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

 

Werman Salas P.C. Labor and Employment Law Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • Any undergraduate or law school student is who has demonstrated interest in labor or employment law, workers rights, or economic policy relating to overtime pay, minimum wages, or gender-based disparities.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants must submit a combined personal statement and essay (under 800 words). The essay must describe a committed interest in labor or employment law, workers’ rights, or economic policy relating to overtime pay, minimum wages, or gender-based pay disparities. The essay should also explain how that interest informs future employment goals.
  • The personal statement must be submitted to scholarship@flsalaw.com in a .pdf format and must also contain on a separate page the following information.
    • Your Full Name;
    • Phone Number;
    • Mailing Address;
    • Proof of Academic Enrollment;
    • Your University or Law School Personal Email Address;
    • Subject Line as: “Werman Salas P.C. Employment Law Scholarship.”

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Cohen & Cohen Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

  • This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in accredited undergraduate, graduate or professional program. This includes accredited community college students as well as high school seniors and students who possess a GED who have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited program.
  • The scholarship applicant must be able to demonstrate that their surviving an auto accident, or standing by the side of someone who did, has inspired and pushed them to make the most out of their life.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above.

Essay Criteria:

Answer the following prompts and questions in an essay of 1,000 words or less:

  • Briefly describe the auto accident you or the victim was in, the injuries and damage sustained in the accident, and what the recovery period was like.
  • How did your accident, or the person you took care of after an accident, inform your education goals?
  • What are your career goals? Did the accident change these, if so, how?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Dua Law Firm Legal Studies Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be enrolled in a legal program of study at an accredited college or university in the united states.
  • The applicant must be in good academic standing and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • The applicant must show active participation in the legal field by evidence of volunteer work, extracurricular activities, professional experiences, and other relevant activities.

How to Apply:

  • To apply for the scholarship, you must write a 750 essay responding to the following question:
    • What inspired you to pursue a career in the legal field?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

WSECU Scholarship

Eligibility:

To be eligible for this award, you must:

  • Be a WSECU member.
    • Members must be in good standing when their applications are reviewed and the scholarship awarded.
  • Be a high school senior or graduate, a current postsecondary undergraduate, or a graduate student.
  • Be enrolled full-time for the fall 2020 semester and working toward a first-time degree (e.g., a first master’s or bachelor’s).
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Please Note: WSECU employees are eligible. Family members of WSECU’s senior management team, Board of Directors, and Supervisory Committee are not eligible.

How to Apply:

  • Make sure to visit the scholarship website, make an online profile and fill out the online application that can be found on the scholarships website.
  • Within the online application you will be required to write a 300 word essay on the following prompt:
    • “Please share how your leadership in these activities positively impacted your community and you, personally?”

 

Brown Kiely: Individual and Community Law Advocate Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional, program in the United States. This includes accredited community college students; and high school seniors, and students who possess a GED, who have been accepted to or enrolled in an accredited program.
  • GPA requirement of 2.0 or above.
  • The scholarship applicant must be able to demonstrate a commitment to fighting for the rights of individuals and their communities and to be able to explain how their education goals will help them to be able to do this in the future.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative.

How to Apply:

  • Write a 1,000 maximum word essay, responding to the following questions:
    • Describe a time that you helped an individual and/or your community with a problem that you saw was the result of injustice.
    • What did you do to help to solve or mediate this problem?
    • How has this experience informed your education goals and your desire to be able to use the law to fight for what is right?
    • How to you plan to continue this or similar fights in the future?

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Connecticut Domestic Violence Information Center’s Good Samaritan Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • The Good Samaritan Scholarship is open to all undergraduate, graduate, and law school students, as well as incoming college freshmen.
  • Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited U.S. educational institution.
  • They also must show excellent academic standing with at least a 3.0 GPA.

How to Apply:

The following application materials must be submitted via email to info@ctdomesticviolencehelp.com in order to be considered for the Good Samaritan Scholarship:

  • A current resume that includes up to date contact information and proof of charitable and volunteer experience
  • A letter of recommendation from someone who can attest to your charitable qualities
  • An academic transcript
  • A 500 word essay that identifies the applicant and describes the applicant’s Good Samaritan characteristics as well as examples of acts of kindness towards others

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

2019 OFAC Law Group Eco-Friendly Scholarship

Eligibility:

  • The scholarship program is available to undergraduate, graduate, and law school students as well as incoming college freshmen at an accredited institution in the United States.
  • They also must show excellent academic standing with at least a 3.0 GPA.

How to Apply:

To apply for this scholarship, please submit:

  • A current resume,
  • An Academic transcript,
  • A 1,000-word essay providing a well-thought-out example(s) of how to improve the environment through activism, or an example(s) they have already enacted. They will be judged on the best-reasoned response.

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

The Frankel Loughran Starr & Vallone LLP Scholarship

Eligible Recipients:

  • Undergraduate students who major in accounting.
  • Graduate students pursuing a masters in accounting or taxation.
  • Law students with a focus in taxation who majored in accounting while they were an undergraduate student.
  • Attorneys pursuing an LLM in taxation.

How to Apply:

  • Write a 500+ word essay on how a travel experience in the U.S. or abroad helped you grow, transformed your thinking, or gave you an appreciation for something new.
  • Make sure to fill out the online form.

Further submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.