Second Chance Scholarship
Second Chance Scholarship: Anastopoulo Law Firm awards a $2,500 academic-based scholarship to a deserving student who is pursuing higher education at an accredited college/university or graduate school. Students from all areas of study are invited to participate. Interested students must use the form on this page to apply. The deadline to apply is June 15, 2022.
Scholarship Essay Topic
To apply for the Second Chance Scholarship, please write a 1,000 to 1,500 word essay on the following topic: A Second Chance: How My Accident Changed My Goals.
Essays should describe how a traumatic car crash has changed your life and affected your future and career. Please be sure not to exceed the 1,500-word limit.
Second Chance Scholarship Terms and Conditions
The Second Chance Scholarship is open to all incoming and current college/university and graduate students who meet the eligibility criteria listed.
Any application that does not meet the stated requirements, is submitted in a way other than through the official form on the Second Chance Scholarship page, or is submitted after the June 15, 2022 deadline will be disqualified from consideration for the $2,500 award.
In order to be considered for the $2,500 Second Chance Scholarship award, applicants must meet a variety of criteria:
- Be a United States citizen OR authorized to work or study in the U.S.
- Be admitted for enrollment at an accredited college/university or graduate school
- Provide an unofficial transcript showing a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0
- Write an original 1,000 to 1,500-word essay on the topic listed above
- Agree to the terms and conditions of the Second Chance Scholarship
- Submit an application through the form on this page
- Apply by the deadline of June 15,2022
Anyone who meets the following conditions is NOT eligible to apply:
- Employees or children of employees of Anastopoulo Law Firm
- Past recipients of the Second Chance Scholarship
- Applicants who are unable/unwilling to be interviewed by a representative of Anastopoulo Law Firm if they were to be awarded the scholarship.
- Applicants who submit the same essay for multiple scholarships
Anastopoulo Law Firm and its scholarship selection committee will not discriminate against applicants of any protected class, including sexual preference, gender, race, ethnicity, country of origin, disability, veteran status, etc. The award of a scholarship will be granted solely on the basis of the applicant’s merit and the quality of their essay.
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Scholarship Selection Committee
Following the end of the application period on June 15, 2022, Anastopoulo Law Firm will form a scholarship selection committee with the sole purpose of determining a winner. The decision of the scholarship selection committee is final.
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Notification of Applicants
The announcement of the scholarship winner will serve as notification to all applicants regarding their status. Anastopoulo Law Firm is not required to notify each individual applicant regarding whether or not they have been awarded the $2,500 scholarship.
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During the application process, Anastopoulo Law Firm will retain certain private information for the purpose of identifying and notifying the scholarship winner. This includes applicants’ names, schools they attend, GPA, email addresses, phone numbers, and similar information. Anastopoulo Law Firm will not share, distribute, sell, or use data for purposes other than the fulfillment of its scholarship selection committee’s duties.
The firm does reserve the right to publish blog posts, press releases, video interviews, and additional media about the scholarship winner and their essay, including private information such as their name and school. By applying to the Second Chance Scholarship, applicants agree to have their essays displayed by Anastopoulo Law Firm if they win.