Helping college students meet their financial needs
The rising cost of obtaining a college education has made it increasingly difficult for many students and families to realize their dreams of earning a college degree. As an attorney, Brian Zeiger understands the value of education as well as the financial strain that being a student can often entail. In an effort to help students meet their financial needs, The Zeiger Firm is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to each winner of the biannual Brian Zeiger college scholarship essay contest. Details regarding the contest and application procedures are detailed below.
The essay contest
In order to participate in the contest, prospective applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university or planning to attend one in the academic year of 2017-2018. Applicants should submit a 500-word essay answering the following question to the email address provided below:
Regardless of age, sexual orientation, or gender, individuals in every community can be affected by domestic abuse or violence. In Pennsylvania, victims of domestic abuse or violence can obtain a Protection From Abuse order. Based on your research, who can obtain a Protection From Abuse order and what can a Protection From Abuse order do for individuals experiencing domestic violence or abuse?
Responses will be judged on the following criteria:
- The quality of the writing
- The thoughtfulness of the response
- The applicant’s demonstrated potential for success in a field of study related to law
In order to apply, applicants should submit their essay to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10/25/17 9 AM EST. In addition, applicants must include the following information in the body of the email to which their essay is attached:
- Their full name and phone number
- The name of the institution you are planning to attend or the one you are attending
- Contact information for their parent(s) or legal guardian, if an applicant is under the age of 18
The Fall 2017 winner will be announced on or around 11/15/2017. Please note the winner’s scholarship check will be issued to the student’s college / university of choice.
Contact a Philadelphia criminal defense lawyer today
Philadelphia criminal defense attorney Brian Zeiger is dedicated to helping protect the rights of individuals accused of crimes. To schedule a free consultation with Mr. Zeiger, please call our office today at 215-546-0340 or fill out our online contact form available here.
2017- Congratulations to our Spring 2017 scholarship winner, Saisidvi Chappidi!
2016- Bryan Ruffin
2015 – Alyson Smart