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Adversity and Achievement Scholarship (ID 2920)


Scholarship Description

Start Date:
3/1/2017
Deadline:
9/1/2017
Website:
http://www.needleellenberg.com/adversity-achievement-scholarship-2017
Amount:
$500
Description:
At Needle & Ellenberg, P.A., we’re proud to be an established law firm serving the areas in and around Miami, Florida.
As a law firm that provides counsel for personal injury cases, every single day we speak with individuals and families who have suddenly found their lives turned upside down.
We believe that personal injury litigation isn’t just about holding liable parties responsible for their actions; our work is about giving underrepresented victims an opportunity to continue growing and thriving in the face of adversity.
With that in mind, we’re thrilled to announce that we are offering a $500 scholarship for a student pursuing a college or advanced education degree.

Contact Information

Email:
aneedle@needleellenberg.com

Eligibility

Gender:
NA
Eligibility:
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.
The scholarship candidate must be able to show proof of admission or attendance (e.g., a transcript or acceptance letter) at an accredited educational program, as stated above.
The scholarship candidate must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
Special Criteria:
Please submit the following documents in order to be considered:
An up-to-date resumé or C.V.
A current unofficial transcript from the candidate’s college. Incoming first-year college students may submit a current unofficial transcript from their high school and a copy of their college acceptance letter (PDF file type preferred).
A brief essay response (750-1000 words) addressing the following:
Tell us about an inspiring individual you know personally (e.g., a relative, a friend, a community leader) who has had to overcome great adversities. What challenges has this person faced? How do they inspire the people around them? [Note: Please obtain permission from this individual prior to using his/her name in your essay.]