We would like to inspire values of charity and public service beyond our firm, and encourage aspiring lawyers to approach their careers as our attorneys already do.
Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 02, 2016
National plaintiffs-only law firm Morgan & Morgan has announced that a new scholarship is available to first year law students who have worked to better their communities.
The firm is offering a $2,000 award to be put towards tuition or other education expenses.
Scholarship applicants will be evaluated on the quality of their answers and demonstrated commitment to community service. The essay questions ask applicants to describe their involvement in the community and how being involved has shaped their character and who they want to be as an attorney.
Applicants must be currently accepted or enrolled in their first year of an accredited law school in order to be eligible.
The deadline for applications is December 1st, 2016. The winner will be announced on December 31st, 2016. Full details are available on the firm’s website.
On their site, Morgan & Morgan states the aim of the scholarship is to inspire young lawyers to be civic-minded. The scholarship, according to a blog post, is an extension of the company’s culture of giving back. Many of the firm’s partners hold leadership positions at charitable organizations.
“We would like to inspire these values of charity and public service beyond our firm, and encourage aspiring lawyers to approach their careers as our attorneys already do,” the blog post reads.
To learn more about Morgan & Morgan, visit the firm’s website.