Shrager & Sachs, a personal injury law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, announced a $1000 scholarship for first-year college students. This is an opportunity for students who deserve to have a chance for pursuing higher education and achieving their goals. Individuals who are planning to attend an undergraduate or graduate school and current first-year college students can apply for the scholarship. Shrager & Sachs first started to help students in 2019 and have continued to do so in 2021 too. They are accepting applications for the Fall 2021 semester till July 16, 2021. Eligible candidates can submit 500 words or more essay on the topic given by the sponsor.
Scholarships are awarded to talented students who have academic achievements in their respective educational programs. With the ever-changing cost of tuitions, scholarships for students have become a necessity, especially for students from poorer backgrounds so that they can afford their education to receive diplomas and/or degrees. Students can easily accumulate debts as they take education loans from banks and agencies to pay for their expenses. With scholarships, this burden can be reduced so that students can concentrate on their studies.
Shrager & Sachs has been serving Philadelphia for over thirty years as a personal injury law firm. They have a track record with accumulated experiences handling challenging cases of medical malpractices. Their ability to protect client’s interests has been proven over the course of the firm’s history. Founded in 1978, the team of Shrager & Sachs has served people for a collective amount of eighty years. They have helped injured clients recover millions of dollars, which included numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts. Their notable cases include failure to diagnose a serious brain ailment, a birth injury case, an infant’s brachial plexus injury, a birth injury case in which the infant was caught in the birth canal and a paralyzed arm case.
Refer to the below table for more details of the scholarship:
|Organization||Shrager & Sachs|
|Educational Level||Undergraduate and graduate|
|Number of Awards||1|
|Application Deadline||July 16, 2021|
|Requirement||Essay, proof of acceptance/enrolment, bio with or without photo and personal details|
Who May Be Eligible
- First-year college students in an undergraduate or graduate program
- Students about to enrol in the program
- Living in the US with a US mailing address
- Transfer students can also be eligible if they are new to a particular school
How to Apply
Eligible candidates can submit 500 words or more essay in MLA format, which also includes works cited page. The essay must be about a time when students had a “Proustian memory”. The winner will be selected based on the creativity, clarity, uniqueness and thoughtfulness of the essay. The application must include an acceptance letter that shows the college letterhead or other acceptable proof, the essay, and a short bio. Students have the option to include a photo to go with the bio. In the body of the email, the following details are needed: Name, address, phone number, and where you plan to go to school. The subject line should read your name and follow with: “Fall 2021 Scholarship”.
- 500+ words essay
- An acceptance letter that shows the college letterhead or other acceptable proof
- A short bio with optional photo
- Personal details
The $1,000 Scholarship awarded to first-year College students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate courses can be used towards education. This amount can be used for tuition, books, lab fees, rooms, boarding, etc.
The final date for submissions of scholarship applications is July 16, 2021.