The winner of the 2020 Scott J. Corwin, APLC Overcoming Adversity Scholarship was recently announced. Each year, the firm awards a $500 – $1,000 scholarship to a deserving college or university student who has exemplified the spirit of overcoming adversity. The scholarship money is used toward the student’s tuition and fees.
The winner is chosen from a field of entrants who submit an essay. The essay is judged by attorney Scott J. Corwin and staff from the firm, who consider many factors including uniqueness, quality of writing, and strength of argument.
The 2020 winner is Jessica Rodriguez, a student at the University of St. Thomas. We would like to sincerely congratulate Ms. Rodriguez on this accomplishment and her achievements thus far.
Ms. Rodriguez’s essay stood out for its compelling honesty and unbreakable positivity. She has taken a challenging situation and used it to her advantage. She is now pursuing studies in clinical mental health care. Ultimately, her goal is to use her skills and knowledge to make a positive impact on people in her community.
Applications for the 2021 scholarship are now being accepted. The deadline for applying is August 15th, 2021.