Georgia Best Foot Forward Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,500
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: May 15, 2024

Education is more important than ever in today’s fast-paced global economy. Technology connects us to places and people we could never have imagined, and more information is available now than in all of human history. But that doesn’t mean you can learn everything you need online. We didn’t become lawyers without going to college first. Now, we want to extend our help to the next generation of future architects, engineers, doctors, lawyers, educators, and more!

Grant Law Office is offering a $1,500 scholarship to one deserving high school or college student in the state of Georgia. The deadline to apply is May 15th 2024; and we will be announcing our winner on June 12th 2024 on our blog and Facebook page.We look forward to reading your submissions, and wish everyone the best of luck!

Short Essay: 500-1,000 Words

As you get old, you’ll find that the old cliche of “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” holds up. Share a significant challenge you have faced and the steps you took to overcome it. How has this experience shaped your character and influenced your goals?

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

This is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship to be used for post-secondary education purposes. Any materials received after the specified due date will not be eligible for consideration.

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be currently attending school in Georgia, or planning on attending a college or university in Georgia. If you are a current high school student in Georgia and are planning on attending college outside of Georgia, you may apply.
  • You must be a high school senior on track to graduate or a college student enrolled in an accredited four-year university/college, or currently enrolled in a two-year college and planning to transfer to a four-year university/college upon completion.
  • You have earned or will earn your high school diploma this calendar year.
  • You have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
  • You are a U.S. Citizen or hold Permanent Residency status. DACA recipients are welcome to apply.
  • You must complete all entry fields on the application for the scholarship. Failure to do so will result in disqualification. Entries that do not meet the word count requirement will not be considered.

FINALISTS MUST PROVIDE

  • School Transcripts - We may require an official or unofficial transcript from your current educational institution. If we decide your application puts you in contention as a finalist and potential winner of the scholarship, you will be contacted by our firm and given instructions on how to send an electronic version of your official transcript. This will help us to verify that all information provided to us is accurate, and that you meet all of the eligibility requirements. Do not send any transcripts until explicitly requested by the firm.
  • Current Proof of Enrollment - You will be required to submit upon request an enrollment verification letter, letter of acceptance from a college, or course registration for the coming semester.
  • Photo ID - We will require a copy of your U.S. driver's license, U.S. state ID card, DACA ID, and/or passport. These are the only acceptable forms of identification to submit to us upon request.
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