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DiBella Law Offices, P.C., Announces 2021 Writing the Future Scholarship
As the new year revs up, we at DiBella Law Offices, P.C., once again look to how we can aid students in achieving a higher education. Given the dire straits the world has been in, it is important to remember the importance of investing in students and their success. That is why we are bringing back our annual Writing the Future Scholarship for 2021! Students from across the United States are invited to apply for a $1,000 scholarship for post-secondary education.
Apply by April 8, 2021
The team at DiBella Law Offices, P.C., firmly believes in giving back, which is why we have based the Writing the Future Scholarship around good deeds. To apply for this scholarship, you must submit a 500- to 1,000-word essay explaining how you performed a good deed. Previous winners shared stories of how they raised awareness about social issues in their communities and helped bullied classmates, and you are more than welcome to read their essays for inspiration.
All applications are due by April 7, 2021, and any submission after that date will not be considered. Once we have finished reading your essays and reviewing your applications, we will reach out to all finalists and share their names on April 21, 2021. Finally, on May 5, 2021, we will announce the winner of the Writing the Future Scholarship.
Who Can Apply
In addition to submitting an essay, applicants must also meet the following criteria:
- Are a high school senior on track to graduate or a college student enrolled in an accredited four-year university/college, or currently enrolled in a two-year college and planning to transfer to a four-year university/college upon completion.
- Have, or will earn, a high school diploma this calendar year.
- Have achieved and maintained a 3.0 or higher GPA.
- Are a U.S. Citizen or hold Permanent Residency status. DACA recipients are welcome to apply.
- Have completely filled out all required fields of the application form (incomplete entries and essays that are under or over the specific word count will be disqualified).
As we review the finalists’ applications to determine a winner, we may reach out to finalists to verify specific details in their applications. If you are a finalist, we may request you to provide any or all of the following:
- School transcripts;
- Proof of enrollment (which can include an acceptance letter, or an enrollment verification letter); and/or
- Photo identification.
- Please do not send copies of any of the above unless expressly asked or directed to do so.
We wish everyone who applies the best of luck and cannot wait to read your 2021 Writing the Future Scholarship essays. Once you have completed your essay, please submit an application form here by April 7, 2021. If you have additional questions, please review the scholarship page or call DiBella Law Offices, P.C., at (978) 327-5140 to learn more.
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