Lifelong Hobby Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: Feb 26, 2024

Each semester, our criminal defense firm offers college students the opportunity to be awarded $1,000 through the Magaña & Van Dyke Dominick Marsala Memorial Scholarship. Our team understands how difficult it can be to pursue personal interests outside of school and work, and we believe it is incredibly valuable to maintain such hobbies throughout your life, despite challenging transitions and busy schedules. Through the Magaña & Van Dyke Dominick Marsala Memorial Scholarship, our firm works to provide students with financial assistance to help them pursue their goals and passions.

Who Is Eligible?

All applicants must meet each of the following requirements:

  • Student has a minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Student is enrolled an accredited college or university for the Spring 2024 semester
  • Student is enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program
  • Student is a permanent resident or citizen of the United States

What Are the Application Requirements?

To be considered for the Magaña & Van Dyke Dominick Marsala Memorial Scholarship, students must submit a video of 3 minutes or less answering the following prompt:

What Are the Application Requirements?

To be considered for the Magaña & Van Dyke Dominick Marsala Memorial Scholarship, students must submit a video of 3 minutes or less answering the following prompt:

VIDEO PROMPT Making time for hobbies can greatly benefit a person and ensure that they are focused on what is important to them. What would you consider to be your lifelong hobby?How have you maintained this hobby throughout your life, and how do you plan to continue to make time for it while also pursuing a higher education, working, and/or focusing on other priorities? How has this hobby helped you to excel in other areas of your life?

Additionally, applications must include the student’s contact information, proof of enrollment, and proof of GPA.

How Are Applications Evaluated?

For the Magaña & Van Dyke Dominick Marsala Memorial Scholarship, we will judge each application and select one recipient every semester based on these criteria:

  • Student meets all requirements, 
  • Video is creative, original, and of high quality
  • Video answers prompt clearly and effectively
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