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This scholarship will be awarded to the student who in a personal essay best explains how immigration reform and current immigration conditions in the United States have affected them as well as offer innovative ideas on how these conditions might be improved. This scholarship will award $500 to the winning student.
The Higgins Firm celebrates the invaluable work of public servants and is pleased to present the Judge Bill Higgins Public Service Scholarship for students interested in the path of public service. Current students who volunteer with charitable organizations are eligible and can submit a record of their service hours to enter.
The attorneys at Polson & Polson are excited to offer a financial award of $500 to a student pursuing higher education who can clearly demonstrate the characteristics of perseverance, determination and unwavering commitment to triumphing over roadblocks on the path to individual success as well as overall civic betterment.
Our Attorneys at Grungo Colarulo are proud to announce the Grungo Colarulo Giving Back to the Community Scholarship in the amount $500 to celebrate individuals who are committed to service in their community. The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose essay best describes their experienced commitment to community service and how their experience with community service has played and will play a role in their academic career.
Christine Gertsch is excited to provide aid through the 2017 Legislation Reform Scholarship, to encourage those who are fighting for the rights of others, who are dedicated to their education and who aspire to provide reform to legislation they believe is unjust.
We are pleased to announce the 2017 Kush Arora Federal Justice Reform Scholarship. This is our third year offering this scholarship. Mr. Arora understands that the success of the criminal justice system depends on the success of the bright young women and men who are pursuing their academic and professional dreams today.
Ms. Castellini feels that educated women have the power to act as strong leaders both in their field and in the community at large. Thus, she is glad to sponsor the Kerri Castellini Women’s Leadership Scholarship & Essay Contest. The winner will earn a $500 scholarship to go toward her educational pursuits to help her become a strong and accomplished leader in her community.
Virginia criminal lawyer Karin Riley Porter believes strongly in advancing the cause of the criminal justice system and criminal defense services by ensuring that everyone within the Commonwealth of Virginia receives fair representation and that those who are dedicated to that calling can realize their full academic potential. Karin Riley Porter Attorney at Law remains steadfastly dedicated to this calling and to supporting students equally committed to this cause by providing this annual $500 scholarship.
Mr. Okin is proud to contribute to the national discussion on community service by sponsoring the Seth Okin Good Deeds Scholarship and Essay Contest. The winner of the contest will be awarded a $500 scholarship that will enable him or her to pursue educational goals with the ultimate purpose of creating a meaningful life of service to others.
Now we are pleased to support the future lawyers of America with the Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship; $1000 will be awarded to a high-achieving, bright student who intends to pursue a career in law.
New York criminal defense attorneys Elizabeth Crotty and Jeremy Saland have dedicated their careers to the dual proposition that every member of society is entitled to fairness before the law and that the circumstances of one's birth should never restrict full access to justice. In furtherance of the above principles, the firm is proud to announce the establishment of the Crotty Saland Equal Access to Justice Scholarship.
One of the many reasons the attorneys at Hamilton, Hull & Byrd practice law is to dedicate themselves to giving back and helping those who are most in need of help. They seek chances to assist those in their community whenever they can, and that is why they are happy to announce the Hamilton, Hull & Byrd Giving Back Scholarship.
Over the last two decades, attorney Edward R. Weinstein. Esq. has dedicated his career to guiding families through the emotionally challenging landscape of divorce, child custody disputes, domestic violence and other family law matters. A financial award in the amount of $500 will be given each year to a higher education student who has demonstrated a high degree of determination and perseverance despite the hurdles he or she may have encountered earlier in life due to parental divorce or estrangement.
Steve Duckett is proud to sponsor a scholarship and essay contest that contributes to the awareness and the active discussion about natural conservation in the digital age. More than any other generation, the young people who are learning about and taking action on the issues that face our nation’s natural resources are in the best position to make a positive difference and set the tone for generations to come. The Steve Duckett Local Conservation Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who demonstrates exceptional commitment to natural conservation and environmental stewardship in his or her own community.
Thomas Soldan, Attorney at Law, avid trail runner and local-sports team supporter, is passionate about the development of healthy communities. Through the use of sustainable resources and food-access programs like Meals on Wheels America or local farmer’s markets, cities and counties across the country are able to provide nutrition and activities to foster vibrant and growing communities.
Greenwich Gynecology LLC is proud to announce the establishment of the Dr. Edward Jacobson Healthy Living Scholarship. Pursuant to this initiative, a financial grant in the amount of $500 will be awarded each year to a higher education student who demonstrates an extraordinary level of commitment to health and wellness on both a personal and a community-wide basis.
There are many hurdles for women to overcome in the workplace, and Ms. DiPietro is an outspoken advocate for continuing the fight for equality and increased opportunities for underrepresented women. Progress has been made—the wage gap is closing in many professions, more women are entering the STEM fields, and gender roles are becoming less restrictive—but there is still so much work to be done. Ms. DiPietro feels that one of the best ways to encourage women entrepreneurs is to provide access to more and better educational opportunities for women everywhere.
Mr. Sanita believes that it is incredibly important to empower others to make the world a better place by helping them to realize their full academic potential. A quality education is the foundation upon which a single person can begin building a brighter future for all people. Whether a person is working to finance an undergraduate degree or find a way to pay for law school, there is great value in enabling those who seek to learn how to improve the world we live in.