The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP Scholarship Program
- Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident.
- Be accepted to an institution of higher learning.
- Be graduating high school or receiving GED within 9 months.
- Scholarship program available to students entering their first year of undergrad only.
All applications must be submitted by April 2, 2018.
How to Apply
- Submit an official copy of a current academic transcript.
- Proof of legal residency in U.S.
- Proof of acceptance to an institution of higher learning.
- A one-page essay of no less than 500 and no more than 750 words on one of the following topics:
- Write about a significant situation in your life that has caused you to change your outlook and behavior on life. How did this situation cause you to make a life change? How have you used your experience to help or educate others?
- Distracted Driving remains a significant issue in New York and throughout the United States resulting in numerous car accidents, severe injuries and death. Explain the severity of the issue, the dangers and risks associated with distracted driving, include facts and statistics and laws that have been implemented in order to deal with the issue. Also include personal stories of what you have done to be an advocate and spread awareness on the dangers of texting and driving.
- It is estimated that 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries occur each year. We understand the devastating effects of head injuries and we’re committed to aggressively representing victims injured. Explain to us the impact a TBI has had on your life. Your essay should relate your personal experience, and how you would like to educate others on the invisible dangers of a head injury.
The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.