Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP is offering a $1,000 educational scholarship to students diagnosed with Autism. The legal team would like to offer this scholarship to help with the cost of tuition and higher education related expenses. Autism is a disorder that is very close to the hearts of the legal team at Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP. Many of our staff members have loved ones with Autism and we are inspired by their efforts to overcome the hurdles presented. Because of this, we would like to support Autistic students in their educational endeavors.
All U.S. citizens diagnosed with Autism are eligible to apply. The scholarship can be applied to education at a university, junior college, or trade school. Applicants are not required to be attending school at the time of application, but are expected to utilize the scholarship within one year from the date it is awarded.
The application and a personal statement must be submitted to Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP by February 10, 2020. Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP will announce the winner no later than June 22, 2020.
In order to be considered for the scholarship, an applicant must complete the following requirements:
A) The online application on our website
B) A personal statement (maximum 150 words) discussing educational goals
C) (optional) A statement of up to 750 words discussing how Autism has affected their education