At Schneider Hammers, our law firm focuses on fighting for victims injured in Georgia. We acknowledge the value of education and its role in developing leaders, and also understand the financial responsibilities of pursuing a higher education. Therefore, our law firm is creating a scholarship to assist students either currently enrolled or who plan to enroll in college to mitigate these costs.
Who Should Apply;
This award seeks to assist college students with backgrounds of any race, faith or ethnicity, to obtain the degree of their choice from any eligible college, university, graduate school, or law school. Applicants must be enrolled in or committed to attend a college, university, or professional school during the current calendar year in which they applied for the scholarship. Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of their application. Applicants should not be immediate family members of employees of Schneider Hammers.
This scholarship is intended to help students with high character and a commitment to community service. Our scholarship is open to any American citizen, who will be attending a college, university, graduate school, or law school in the United States during the current calendar year. Only students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher may apply for this scholarship.
This $1,000 one-time scholarship award will be sent directly to the registrar's office of the winner's college or university and can be used to cover the cost of tuition, fees, housing, and/or books up to the Cost of Attendance. This scholarship is not renewable. Applicants will need to submit an official transcript and one letter of recommendation from an employer or professor/teacher in addition to submitting an essay.
– An updated resume
– A letter of recommendation
– A current official or unofficial academic transcript
– Essay Topic: Personal injuries greatly affect victims and their loved ones, not only physically, but emotionally and financially as well. For many, the road to recovery is not as easy one. In 750 words, describe a difficult period in your life and how you were able to persevere and move forward.
Application Deadline and Instructions
All scholarship criteria must be submitted on or before December 31, 2020. Applications sent after the December 31st deadline will not be considered. The winner will be announced on January 31 of the following year and will receive a one-time award of $1,000 in one lump sum.