Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC is offering one eligible law school applicant or current law student who embodies the spirit of volunteerism the chance to win a $2,500 scholarship. If you or somebody that you know fits the qualifying criteria and is interested in pursuing the award, submit an essay by the deadline.
Eligible applicants must submit an essay through the form on this page by December 15, 2023, to be considered as a possible contest winner.
About the Volunteer Service Scholarship
The spirit of volunteerism is what makes communities strong. The team at Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC is looking to pay it forward to a law student who is a shining example of how volunteering can benefit not just the volunteer, but the greater community.
“The lawyers who leave the greatest mark on the world operate from a place of selflessness,” said attorney Joshua Farmer, partner of Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC. “We want to invest in a soon-to-be lawyer who has made it their mission to selflessly give themselves to others.”
We want to hear about how your volunteerism has benefited you, your community, and others. You can do this by describing your position, the actions you undertook, and how you were able to benefit those around you. The winning essay will be well-written and clearly detail why an applicant deserves to be considered for the scholarship.
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Eligibility Criteria For the Volunteer Service Scholarship
To be eligible for the Volunteer Service Scholarship, you must:
- Have a 3.0 GPA or better, as proven by submitting an unofficial transcript
- Be accepted to or enrolled in an accredited law school
- Submit an essay of no more than 750 words which pertains to the topic described below
- Submit your essay via the form on this page — no other submission methods are accepted
- Have a demonstrable record of volunteerism
The winning candidate will fulfill all these requirements.
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Your essay should address the following prompt in no more than 750 words. Your essay should be converted into a PDF file before it is uploaded for submission. You may use personal anecdotes or experiences to make for a compelling essay.
To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:
“Describe how you have helped someone in need, how the experience impacted you, and how you believe the experience prepared you for your future legal career.”
How to Apply For the Volunteer Service Scholarship
In order to be eligible for the Volunteer Service Scholarship, you must submit your essay using the form included on this page. Submit your essay by the December 15, 2023 deadline.
Read the Terms & Conditions page for the Volunteer Service Scholarship to ensure that you understand all eligibility criteria.
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Volunteer Service Scholarship Terms & Conditions
Applicants must be either accepted to or enrolled in an accredited law school. Only essays submitted using the form on the Volunteer Service Scholarship application page on or before the June 15, 2022 deadline will be considered.
Volunteer Service Scholarship Committee
All eligible essays will be reviewed by a scholarship committee, who will select the winning essay. The committee’s decision regarding the winning essay is final.
The scholarship committee is not responsible for issues, including technical problems, that prevent applicants from submitting their essay by the deadline or through the specified application form. Applicants will be subject to the eligibility criteria outlined on the Volunteer Service Scholarship application page.
Anyone who meets the following conditions is NOT eligible to apply:
1. Employees or children of employees of Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC
2. Past recipients of the Volunteer Service Scholarship
3. Applicants who are unable/unwilling to be interviewed by a representative of Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC if he/she were to be awarded the scholarship.
4. Applicants who submit the same essay for multiple scholarship
Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC will not use any personal information submitted by applicants for purposes other than evaluating their fitness for the Volunteer Service Scholarship. Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC will not share, sell, or otherwise disseminate your personal information.
Announcement of Scholarship Winner
Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC reserves the right to post some or all of the winning applicant’s essay, as well as the applicant’s name, on Farmer & Morris Law, PLLC’s website, social media, and via press release.
Equal Opportunity Scholarship
The Volunteer Service Scholarship committee will not discriminate against applicants based on religion, race, gender, disability, or any other criteria.
We regret that, for legal reasons, we are unable to accept calls, emails, or other communication regarding the scholarship, or answer any questions, other than those submitted here. All the necessary details about this scholarship can be found above. We will make sure to contact you in case we need any further information.
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