This scholarship is now CLOSED. Thank you to all who applied. Please check our blog and Facebook page for announcements.
Take Charge of Tomorrow Scholarship 2018
Students, you know by now that paying for college is no picnic (even if your parents chip in). We want to help with that, because once you graduate, we expect big things from go-getters like you. That’s why Jurewitz Law Group is offering a $500 nationwide scholarship to one deserving high school or college student to help with secondary education expenses. You want to take charge of tomorrow? Start by applying yourself today.
The deadline to apply is May 28th; and we’ll be announcing the winner on June 25th. Be honest, write well, and let us know what you’re going to accomplish through your higher education. Good luck! See below for details.
Amount Awarded: A one-time $500 non-renewable scholarship to be used for post-secondary education purposes.
Who Can Apply? Option 1 - Any U.S. resident high school senior who is on track to graduate, and currently holds a minimum 3.0 GPA, who plans to pursue a post-secondary degree after graduation; Option 2 - Any U.S. resident student currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year post-secondary educational institution.
Application Deadline: May 28th, 2018.
Application Process: All application fields must be filled out in their entirety and the application must be submitted on the Jurewitz Law Group website no later than 11:59 pm on May 28th. Any materials received after this time will not be eligible for consideration of this scholarship award. There will be no exception to not submitting the completed application by the due date, so please allow enough time to complete all scholarship fields prior to the submission deadline.
Winner will be chosen by: June 25th, 2018.
The winner’s name will be announced on the Jurewitz Law Group website and the firm’s social media sites on June 25th, 2018. Once the submission period is over, updates will sporadically be made to the website regarding the review process, so please regularly check our company blog for relevant updates that may impact finalists. Non-winners will not be notified.
"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled." - Plutarch
High School Students: You must be a high school senior, in good standing, and on track to graduate.
College Students: You must be currently enrolled in an accredited four-year university or college, or currently enrolled in a two-year college, and planning to transfer to a four-year university or college upon completion.
Are You Eligible? Essentially, students who are graduating high school and are in good standing, and planning to attend a two-year or four-year post-secondary education, and college students who are either enrolled in community college or attending a four-year program at a university are eligible to apply for the 2018 Jurewitz Law Group Take Charge of Tomorrow Scholarship.
Our Scholarship Requirements For Graduating High School Seniors And College Students
You have earned, or will earn in the 2017-2018 school year, your high school diploma.
You have maintained a 3.0 or higher GPA.
You are a U.S. Citizen or hold Permanent Residency status.
You must complete all entry fields on the application for the scholarship.
You are required to complete the original essay portion of the application.
There are two sections to the application that must be completed in full:
Introduction: 100-200 Words
Our law firm would love to learn more about your interest in this scholarship and why you’ve chosen to apply. We are also interested in how you plan to use the scholarship to better yourself through education. Please feel free to include any information about yourself that may help you stand out from other applicants also applying for this scholarship.
Short Essay: 500-1,000 Words
How will attending college help you achieve your future goals? How do you plan on leaving your mark on the world, and in what way will a college education help you achieve your intended goals?
Finalists Must Provide
School Transcripts - We may require an official or unofficial transcript from your current educational institution to assist us in determining your eligibility. If Jurewitz Law Group decides that your application puts you in contention as a finalist and potential winner of the scholarship, you will be contacted by Jurewitz Law Group, and given instructions on how to mail or send an electronic version of your official (unopened) transcript. This will help us to verify that all information provided to us by you is accurate, and that you meet all of the eligibility requirements. Do not send any transcripts until this is explicitly requested by Jurewitz Law Group
Current Proof of Enrollment - You will be required to submit to Jurewitz Law Group upon request an enrollment verification letter, letter of acceptance from a college, or course registration for the coming semester.
Photo ID - Jurewitz Law Group will require a copy of your U.S. driver license, U.S. state ID card, and/or passport. These are each considered acceptable forms of identification to submit to us upon request, for verification that you meet the eligibility requirements as outlined above.