The Law Office of William W. Hurst, LLC offers two $500 scholarship each year to students who have an interest in pursuing a career in law. We award one scholarship for the Fall semester and another for the Spring. Preference will be given to residents of Indiana and those entering their first year of law school, however others are encouraged to apply.
To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question:
“Accidents can have devastating effects on those involved and their loved ones. Describe how an accident has impacted your life, what you did to overcome its impacts, and what changes you made to make sure a similar accident didn’t occur in the future.”
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school in the United States for the Spring and/or Fall of 2018. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students (L1, L2, L3). Applicants must also comply with all requirements set forth in the “Essay Submission Procedure” section below.
People who wish to participate should send their essay as an attachment in an email (.doc / .docx) to email@example.com by July 31, 2018 9 AM EST. In the body of the email, applicants should include the following information:
Once the application period has ended, our scholarship committee will review the essays. A winner will be chosen by August 10, 2018. The winner will be chosen considering the following factors:
Scholarship awards will be issued directly to the winner’s institution of choice.
*** Applications for the fall must be submitted by July 31st in order to be considered. The recipient will be notified no later than August 10th of the application year.
*** Applications for the spring must be submitted by December 20th to be considered. The recipient will be notified no later than January 5th of the application year.
Congratulations to our December 2017 winner, Rachel Flaherty!
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