DiBella Law Offices, P.C.
2017 Scholarship

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2017 DiBella Law Offices, P.C. Scholarship

At DiBella Law Offices, P.C., we agree with noted journalist Sydney J. Harris, who said that "The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows." It is in this spirit, along with the strong belief that a more educated society is a better society, that our firm is happy to offer a $500 scholarship to a deserving high school senior or student currently enrolled in college.

As law professionals, we know how education has enriched our lives and the lives of our families. We were fortunate to have the opportunity to further our education and would like to give that opportunity back to a student that can benefit from it. We believe that contributing to the education of a young person is an investment in the future.

Scholarship Details

  • Amount Awarded: $500
  • Who can apply?
    Option 1 - Current high school seniors on track to graduate with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who intend to pursue a degree from a post-secondary educational institution
    Option 2 - Any student currently enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution (either a two-year school with the intention of transferring to an accredited four-year college or university, or a four-year college or university)
  • Application Deadline: May 4, 2017. All application materials must be sent to DiBella Law Offices, P.C. no later than the deadline date. Any applications received after the stated deadline will unfortunately not be considered. There will be no exceptions to this rule in order to keep the process as fair as possible. Please allow yourself ample time to prepare and submit all required materials prior to 11:59pm EST on May 4, 2017.
  • Winner will be chosen by: June 5, 2017

Winner's name and likeliness will be announced on DiBella Law Offices, P.C. websites and social media sites on June 5, 2017. By submitting your information for consideration of this scholarship, you agree that your name and likeness may be used by DiBella Law Offices, P.C. for marketing purposes. Any information submitted to this website will not be sold or transferred to another company.

Non-winners will not be notified.

Amount Awarded:
$500


Deadline:
May 4, 2017


Winner Announced:
June 5, 2017

Scholarship Eligibility

  • All eligible high school applicants must anticipate earning a high school diploma in the 2016-2017 school year, and must anticipate attending an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the 2017-2018 school year.
  • All eligible college applicants must currently attend an accredited four-year university or college, or must currently be attending a two-year institution with the intention of transferring to a four-year university or college.
  • Simply put, graduating high school seniors in good standing and who meet a minimum GPA requirement, college students currently attending a community college with the intent of transferring to a university, or students who are currently attending a four-year university are eligible to apply for the 2017 DiBella Law Offices, P.C. scholarship.

Scholarship Requirements (All Criteria Must Be Met)

  • Have earned or anticipate earning a high school diploma in the 2016-2017 school year
  • Maintain a 3.0 or higher overall GPA
  • Be a current United States citizen or United States permanent resident
  • Applicant must fill out entry fields on the scholarship application page PDF
  • Applicant must complete the essay portion of the scholarship application page PDF, which includes two entry fields:

Introduction: 100-200 Words

Our law firm would love to learn more about your interest in this scholarship and why you’ve chosen to apply. We are also interested in how you plan to use the scholarship to better yourself through education. Please feel free to include any information about yourself that may help you stand out from other applicants also applying for this scholarship.

If you are chosen as the recipient of the 2017 DiBella Law Offices, P.C. scholarship, your acceptance may be used for marketing purposes including, but not limited to, being featured on the DiBella Law Offices, P.C. website and on DiBella Law Offices, P.C. social media profiles.

Short Essay: 500-1000 Words

How will attending college help you achieve your future goals?
How do you plan on leaving your mark on the world, and in what way will a college education help you achieve your intended goals?

DiBella Law Offices, P.C. Scholarship

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Finalists Must Provide The Following Documentation

  • Unofficial and Official School Transcripts - We may require an unofficial transcript from your most recent educational institution to help determine your eligibility. If DiBella Law Offices, P.C. decides that your application is in contention for our scholarship award, you will be contacted by DiBella Law Offices, P.C. and instructed to mail or electronically send an official, unopened transcript to help our team verify that the information you previously provided with your application is accurate, and that you do in fact meet all other eligibility requirements. Please do not send official transcripts unless explicitly asked to do so by DiBella Law Offices, P.C.
  • Current Proof of Enrollment - An enrollment verification letter, college acceptance letter, or course registration for the upcoming semester must be provided to DiBella Law Offices, P.C. upon request.
  • Photo Identification - A copy of your U.S. driver’s license, U.S. state identification card, and/or passport are considered as acceptable forms of identification and must be provided to DiBella Law Offices, P.C. upon request.