At Bey & Associates, LLC, we understand the financial struggles some students go through to pursue higher education. We admire that perseverance and would like to do what we can to make it easier for students to reach their goals and achieve their dreams. As such, our personal injury law firm is offering a once-yearly $1,000 scholarship to students who are attending or planning to attend their first year of college or graduate school.
We have been providing this scholarship opportunity since 2017. We are currently accepting submissions for Fall 2019.
To be considered for the award, you will need to submit a 500+ word essay on the topic provided and follow the application process.
As mentioned above, you will need to write a 500+ word essay on the following topic:
What did you want to be when you were five? How have those career aspirations evolved over the years and gotten you where you are now?
Bey & Associates, LLC will decide a winner after the application period has closed. The winner may not have the most grammatically correct essay; however, proper spelling and punctuation definitely help.
We are looking for an essay that explores the prompt in a unique and engaging way. We will be judging the essays based on their creativity and feasibility, as well as the applicant’s ability to properly craft an essay.
By submitting your essay, you agree that your writing may be featured on our blog. We will publish the winning essay. We may also publish the top contenders. There is only one monetary prize for the top submission. Any and all published essays may appear with minor edits on our site.
In order to qualify for the scholarship, you will need to meet the following guidelines:
- Applicants must be attending or planning to attend a college, university, or graduate school in the United States.
- Applicants must have a U.S. mailing address.
- Applicants must be in or entering into their first year.
- We will need a digital copy of all applicants’ acceptance letters with official college letterhead.
- All applications for the Fall 2019 scholarship are due by Friday, July 12, 2019.
Your official application should include your essay, a digital copy of your acceptance letter to college or graduate school, and a brief bio telling us about yourself.
You can email your application to email@example.com. The subject line of your email must read: “NAME Fall 2019 Scholarship.” The body of your email must include your name, address, phone number, and the name of the current or planned school you’ll be attending.
All essays must be in MLA format and be attached to your email as a DOCX. or PDF.
If you fail to follow the application process or do not meet the qualifications, your application may be disqualified.
If you have any questions or concerns, please direct them to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to reading your essays!
List of Past Winners
Fall 2017: Toniann Mendelzon of Maryland – essay
Spring 2018: Devin Tucker of California – essay
Fall 2018: Paris Pippen of Georgia – essay