Christian Morris Trial Attorneys Annual Opportunity Scholarship
At Christian Morris Trial Attorneys law Firm we strive to ensure that all individuals, regardless of their socioeconomic status, have access to our civil justice system as well as the same academic, interpersonal, and community opportunities. Education is a critical cornerstone upon which future leaders are made and providing financial assistance to those in need is crucial. To that end, our law firm is creating a scholarship to students either currently enrolled, or who plan to enroll, in a program consistent with our vision.
Who Should Apply
This scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage to obtain the degree of their choice from any eligible college, university, graduate school, or law school. Applicants must be enrolled in or committed to attend a college, university, or professional school during the current calendar year in which they applied for the scholarship. Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of their application. Applicants should not be immediate family members of employees of Christian Morris Trial Attorneys.
We are a diverse law firm with a primary focus on personal injury and auto accidents operating out of Nevada. This scholarship is intended to help students with high character, above-average intellect as demonstrated by academic achievement and a commitment to community service. Our scholarship is open to any American citizen, who will be attending a college, university, graduate school, or law school in the United States during the current calendar year. Only students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher may apply for this scholarship.
This $1,000 one-time scholarship award will be sent directly to the registrar’s office of the winner’s college or university and can be used to cover the cost of tuition, fees, housing, and/or books up to the Cost of Attendance. This scholarship is not renewable. Applicants will need to submit an official transcript and one letter of recommendation from an employer or professor/teacher in addition to submitting an essay.
What are the primary selection criteria?
Most scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit; thus, students distinguished by academic excellence, participation in extracurricular activities, and involvement in community service have the best chance at receiving one of our firm’s awards.
Who should I ask to write my letter of recommendation?
Start by asking a teacher, employer or mentor. Do not ask a friend or family member. A letter of recommendation is similar to a professional reference; choose someone who can articulate your strengths and praise your accomplishments.
How do we choose a winner?
A winner must meet all of the standard criteria required for this scholarship but also distinguish himself/herself from the rest of the applicants. It is suggested for you to review our website, all of the scholarship criteria, and write a thoughtful, informative essay.
How quickly will I be notified?
The winner will be announced on February 1 of the following year for which the scholarship was applied. All communications will occur via email. Please do not call our office.
Does the amount I receive in scholarships affect my eligibility for financial aid?
Typically. If you are awarded this scholarship, our firm will give the award directly to the school you are attending as credit towards your tuition and other eligible expenses. Your school may adjust your unmet financial need accordingly.