The Law Office of William W. Hurst, LLC offers two $500 scholarship each year to students who have an interest in pursuing a career in law. We award one scholarship for the Fall semester and another for the Spring. Preference will be given to residents of Indiana and those entering their first year of law school, however others are encouraged to apply.
The 2018 Essay Topic
To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question:
“Accidents can have devastating effects on those involved and their loved ones. Describe how an accident has impacted your life, what you did to overcome its impacts, and what changes you made to make sure a similar accident didn’t occur in the future.”
Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school in the United States for the Spring and/or Fall of 2018. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students (L1, L2, L3). Applicants must also comply with all requirements set forth in the “Essay Submission Procedure” section below.
Essay Submission Procedure
People who wish to participate should send their essay as an attachment in an email (.doc / .docx) to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 31, 2018 9 AM EST. In the body of the email, applicants should include the following information:
- Your name and phone number
- If you are under 18, contact information for your parents
- The name of the school you are attending or planning on attending
- Your current/prospective course of study
- The best way to contact you
Once the application period has ended, our scholarship committee will review the essays. A winner will be chosen by August 10, 2018. The winner will be chosen considering the following factors:
- Proper use of citations
Scholarship awards will be issued directly to the winner’s institution of choice.
All personal information collected from scholarship applicants will be used only for the purpose of awarding the scholarship. No personal information be distributed, sold or provided to third parties.
By submitting your essay, you are giving permission for Law Office of William W. Hurst, to use name or essay on our website, newsletter, or other social media channels, if selected as the winner. Only one winner will be selected. In the event that the winner fails to respond to the notification within 7 business days, the winner’s prize will be forfeited and a new winner will be selected. The prize will be issued in the name of an accredited college or university of a winner’s choice and can be used towards any fees and/or expenses associated with the winner’s education
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*** Applications for the fall must be submitted by July 31st in order to be considered. The recipient will be notified no later than August 10th of the application year.
*** Applications for the spring must be submitted by December 20th to be considered. The recipient will be notified no later than January 5th of the application year.