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THE KERSHAW, COOK & TALLEY, PC SCHOLARSHIP

At Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC we are committed to community service, social responsibility, and advancing equal access to justice. In accordance with our values, we are proudly offering a scholarship to a select number of undergraduate students who have demonstrated a pattern of, and a commitment to, helping those less fortunate, promoting equality, and improving our nation’s communities. Presenting our scholarship to one individual each year enables Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC to pay it forward and recognize students who share our passion and values. We are honored by the opportunity to offer this scholarship to a dedicated and hard-working undergraduate student who recognizes that an element of personal success is service to others. In brief, we want to invest our resources in others who advance our philosophy and values.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT

$1,000  

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Current enrollment as an undergraduate student at an approved/accredited US university, or presently accepted to an approved/accredited US university. Current undergraduate students applying for this scholarship must have a cumulative GPA of (3.0) or above, and provide a current unofficial transcript(s) to qualify for consideration.  

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Compose a 1,200 – 1,500 word essay detailing how you have and/or plan to apply your undergraduate education and life experience to provide a service to a community or class of individuals. The application submission should address the following: Has our country’s current legal system supported or hindered your endeavors and, if so, in what ways? If you could change our laws or our legal system to better support your efforts to improve our society, what changes would you make? How will an award of this scholarship help you advance your goals? Why should Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC select you as a recipient of this scholarship?

As a supplement to your essay, record a video of yourself, no longer than 10 minutes, explaining key points you discussed in your essay. Your video should include a summary of what your essay covered. The best videos are generally one-take shoots that are not overly rehearsed.

Provide proof of enrollment or your acceptance letter from an accredited university listed on the U.S. Department of Education’s official website along with a copy of your unofficial transcript(s) if you are currently an undergraduate student.

By submitting your application to Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC you are agreeing to the terms in the privacy policy and terms and conditions outlined below which includes your acknowledgment that your submission may be shared publicly.

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Please email your submission to: info@kctlegal.com

In order to receive consideration, you must include:

  • Your Full Legal Name
  • Current Mailing Address
  • An email address so we may contact you
  • A U.S. phone number so we may contact you
  • A brief statement of your current academic status as well as evidence that you are currently enrolled at a college (if you are an undergraduate), in good standing, and meet the GPA requirements as set forth above. By applying for this scholarship, you give Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC and its agents express consent to confirm your admission and attendance by contacting the college or university directly.
  • Your written submission attached as a Word Document and include a YouTube link in your email. Title the video with Kershaw Cook & Talley, PC Scholarship and your first and last name. When uploading your video to YouTube, please provide a link to our scholarship page in the appropriate place.

DEADLINE

We are only going to accept the first 50 application submissions.

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is September 15, 2017. The winner will be announced by November 17, 2017.

More Details

  • The winning candidate will be selected based on the student’s essay and video by an assigned member or agent of Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC.
  • Scholarship recipients will receive the funds within three months of notification of the award.
  • This scholarship is applicable to one academic school year.

Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Privacy Policy: By submitting a scholarship application for the 2017-2018 academic year, the applicant automatically grants Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC permission to post the applicant’s name, college, photo (if submitted), YouTube video, and essay on Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC’s website, blog or in any other marketing materials or communications, whether or not the candidate is awarded our scholarship. An applicant for our scholarship also grants permission to call and/or send you communications pertaining to your scholarship application.

Terms of Use: When you initiate email communications with Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC,  Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC and/or its agents may retain those communications and any attachments to process or respond to your communications related to our scholarship. Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC and its authorized agents will not knowingly sell, share, rent or otherwise transfer your information other than in accordance with the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy. By submitting an application for our scholarship, you give us your express consent to confirm your acceptance and/or admission and attendance at the university by contacting the institution’s office of admissions for verification.

Terms and Conditions

Photos, videos, and essays submitted by an applicant must be the original work of the applicant. Only one submission will be accepted per student, per academic year. Duplicate scholarship applications will be disqualified. All scholarship awards are non-renewable. By submitting an application for the Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC Scholarship, you certify that all the information you have provided is true and correct.

The applicant automatically grants Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC and its agents’ permission to:

  • Use their full name, photograph, essay response, video, and award amount, if any, in announcements or articles (i.e. social media, newsletter, etc.) issued by Kershaw Cook & Talley, PC.
  • Post the applicant’s full name, university name and year of attendance, video, and essay on Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC’s website.
  • Call, mail, and/or send communications to the applicant regarding their application.
  • Scholarship award recipients will be notified via email and announced publicly in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC Scholarship.

Students must provide verifiable proof of current enrollment at an accredited US university within 21 calendar days of submitting an application for the Kershaw Cook & Talley, PC Scholarship by submitting the documentation as provided above. In the event a winner cannot prove their enrollment at an accredited US university, Kershaw Cook & Talley, PC will disqualify that individual for an award of our scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Scholarship award recipients shall agree to provide high-resolution .jpeg images or high-resolution scans of original prints or negatives for reproduction by Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC. The images or scans must accompany a signed statement granting Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC the right to use them, according to the terms and conditions of the Kershaw, Cook & Talley, PC scholarship, prior to release of scholarship award funds.

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