The Schafer Law Office Scholarship
The Schafer Law Office is excited to announce the 2022 Schafer Law Office Incoming College Freshman Scholarship! This scholarship will award $1,000 to a Jefferson County Kentucky high school student entering their first year of college after graduating high school in 2022.
We are currently accepting submissions but there are guidelines for being considered for the scholarship. Applicants must be accepted to an accredited university for the fall term of 2022. Applicants will be reviewed by the staff of The Schafer Law Office and a student that will be officially chosen for the scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded based on two criteria: (1) an essay contest (2) community involvement. The deadline for submission will be June 24, 2022. Nominees must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0.
Stage 1: Essay
The essay topic will be “7th amendment (right to trial by jury) and how tort reform affects it” and should be approximately 1,000 words long, double-spaced. The essay portion of the scholarship will be worth 50 points on our grading scale. We will be looking for a well written and edited essay that is structured with concise opening and closing paragraphs, unique insight into the 7th amendment and tort reform.
Stage 2: Community Involvement
Stage 2 will consist of a 250-word explanation of how you are involved in your community. The concentration of the essay should be about how you are making Louisville a better place to live. This portion of the scholarship will count for 50 points on our 100 point grading scale.
Rules and Regulations
- Participants must be Kentucky citizens and graduating from a Jefferson County high school in 2022.
- Applicants must be accepted to an accredited University in the United States.
- The Schafer Law Office reserves the right to request documentation proving an applicant’s eligibility for this scholarship, which may include unofficial transcripts, proof of enrollment, proof of citizenship or residency, and other related information.
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