Our 2nd annual scholarship application is now available to students anticipating attending school in the fall of 2016 as either a pre-law undergraduate or first-year law student.
Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2016
Attorney Mike Fischer recently announced the Fischer & Van Thiel scholarship, now in its second year, has been increased from $500 to $1,000. “This scholarship is available to deserving students and is intended to promote those in need of additional assistance/access to law school and the careers that follow,” said Fischer. “Our 2nd annual scholarship application is now available to students anticipating attending school in the fall of 2016 as either a pre-law undergraduate or first-year law student.”
To be eligible, applicants must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States, accepted and attending their first year of school in the fall of 2016 and have an undergraduate cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA. To apply, applicants must submit by July 1 a completed resume, one-to-three-page typed essay on the topic of the student’s choice, an official and complete copy of undergraduate college transcripts, an acceptance letter from a school within the United States and proof of legal residency in the U.S. (e.g., birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.).
“The scholarship is to be used exclusively for school tuition and related expenses, and a check for $1,000 will be made payable to the award recipient directly to cover these expenses,” said Fischer. “The scholarship award recipient will be notified of the selection on or about August 1, 2016, and we wish all that apply good luck.”
For more information and to apply for the Fischer & Van Thiel scholarship, please visit http://www.fandvt.com/scholarship-application/.
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