Scott J. Corwin 2022 College Scholarship Essay Contest
Scott J. Corwin 2022 “Overcoming Adversity” Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsored by Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, the third annual scholarship is being offered in 2021-2022 to students attending (or entering) a California college or university. The winner will receive a $1,000 award for use toward their college tuition and/or fees.
Attorney Scott J. Corwin launched this scholarship in 2018. Scott believes strongly in the value of education and the importance of making it possible for students from all walks of life to achieve their academic goals.
The scholarship will be presented to the winner of an essay contest. Essays must be minimum of 500 words. Essays must be uploaded using the below entry form. Accepted essay file formats: Text File (.txt, .rtf), Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx) or PDF (.pdf) formats only. Essays will be judged on several criteria:
- Strength of argument
- Overall writing skills, including grammatical accuracy
- Unique and compelling approach to the topic
- Adherence to the given topic
- Supporting evidence of factual assertions
Here at Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, we work with people who overcome great adversity after a bad accident or injury. How has adversity shaped your life? Explain why the adversity you faced and overcame in the past will help you succeed in your next step towards gaining a degree in higher education. How do you plan to use your degree to help others overcome adversity or improve their lives in turn?
The deadline for essay submissions is May 31st, 2022.
Eligibility of Applicants
This scholarship is reserved for college or university students entering or currently attending a California institution of higher education. Students entering or continuing any two-year or four-year undergraduate program in Spring 2022 or Fall 2022 are eligible for the scholarship. Applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0/4.
The $1,000 award will be paid directly to the winner’s school bursar’s office or other eligible entity when necessary.
Review of applications and selection of winner
Attorney Scott J. Corwin and the firm’s staff will review applications to determine a scholarship winner. The winner will be selected and notified by August 15th, 2022.
Submissions for 2022 are now open
2020 Scholarship Winner Announced
The 2020 Scott J. Corwin, APLC Overcoming Adversity Scholarship winner is Jessica Rodriguez, a student at the University of St. Thomas. We extend our sincerest congratulations to Ms. Rodriguez and wish her well as she continues her studies.
2019 Scholarship Winner Announced
The 2019 Scott J. Corwin, APLC Overcoming Adversity Scholarship winner is Abigail Laing, a student at the University of California, Santa Barbara. We extend our sincerest congratulations to Ms. Laing and wish her well as she continues her studies.
2018 Scholarship Winner Announced
This year’s winner is Chassidy R. Walworth, a marketing and broadcast journalism major at St. Cloud State University. We would like to extend our sincerest congratulations to Ms. Walworth for earning this honor and for her accomplishments and achievements thus far.