The Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. Ethiopian Heritage College Scholarship Fund was created in 2008 to support college-bound high school seniors in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The purpose of the fund is to find and then assist youngsters with few financial resources in their pursuit of higher education and a much-desired college degree.
Rules and Eligibility
A) A $1,000 college scholarship will be awarded annually, and money will be provided to the student semiannually on or about August 15 and February 5 in $500.00 increments, up to a maximum total award of $4,000.
B) You must provide an official copy of your high school transcript through the fall semester 2019.
C) You must provide documentation that you have been admitted to an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university that you will actually attend and once admitted, that you have maintained grades sufficient to be a student in good standing.
D) At the conclusion of every semester you must update your contact information and provide proof that you remain in good standing in an accredited college or university and provide a copy of the official transcript demonstrating your grades for the prior semester no later than February 1 and July 1 of the applicable year.
E) You must make yourself available on the date that the scholarship will be awarded for an award ceremony, at which time a photograph presenting you with a simulation of the check will be taken. Submission of your application is an acknowledgement that you give permission to have this photograph taken and utilized by the Law Firm of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. in its publications, including its website. It is understood and agreed that there will not be any remuneration of any kind as a result of the benefits that may be received by Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata, & Siegel, P.C. from the use of the photograph and/or the story relating to the fact that you were the recipient of the Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. Ethiopian Heritage College Scholarship.
F) You must RSVP to the invitation to attend the annual award ceremony while you are still receiving benefits from the scholarship, and make a good faith effort to be present at the annual award ceremony.