2014 Howell & Christmas, LLC Scholarship Program
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2014 Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship

The law offices of Howell & Christmas, LLC, a 10 out of 10 Avvo rated law firm is proud to have served the working men and women of South Carolina, with combined legal experience of over 30 years, in all types of accident and injury cases including car accidents, work accidents and medical malpractice. We have provided over 17 years of pro-bono work in our communities and started the non-profit Low country Helmets for Kids whose mission is to give away free bicycle and skateboard helmets and help prevent childhood brain injuries from occurring. Now we are pleased to support the future lawyers of America with the launch of their first ever Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship, $1000 will be awarded to a high-achieving, bright student who intends to pursue a career in law.

Applicants will be judged on the content of their application, the essay they provide and on their academic merits.

Deadline for Applications: September 30th 2014

Eligibility

  1. Applicant must be either a current law student at an accredited law school within the United States or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend law school.
  2. Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
  3. Applicants must submit an official copy of their transcript

Essay Topics

Please choose one of the three questions provided for your essay. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words.

  1. Describe why we should, or should not, protect Americans’ rights to Trial by Jury in the United States.
  2. Address the impact of the United States Constitution on the everyday lives of Americans.
  3. Address whether we should, or should not, have capital punishment in the United States.

How to Apply

To apply for the 2014 Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship, please fill out our online application.

Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Award Amount: $1,000 for one (1) grand prize winner.

Deadline: Application and all necessary additional materials must be completed and submitted by September 30, 2014.

Eligibility:

  1. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  2. Must be a current student enrolled at an accredited college or university
  3. Must have an overall GPA of 2.8 or higher
  4. The award must be applied to the winner’s Spring 2015 semester’s tuition

Employees and family members of The Law Offices of Howell and Christmas, LLC and its affiliates are not eligible for a scholarship.

Selection:
Applicants will be judged on their response to one essay topic, the content of their application and the strength of their academic performance. By applying for the Howell and Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship, applicants grant the Law Firm of Howell and Christmas, LLC permission to post their name on the website for Howell and Christmas, LLC and in any and all other marketing communications. Winners will be notified by October 1, 2014.

Withdrawal Policy:
If a winning student withdraws from his/her university after winning the scholarship, that student forfeits the scholarship amount, which will be awarded to the next eligible applicant. The Law Firm of Howell and Christmas, LLC reserve the right to rescind the scholarship amount for any reason at any time.

PRIVACY STATEMENT: We will not sell, share, or distribute the information you submit with your scholarship application to any third parties. The information you submit will be used only for determining the scholarship recipient and deleted after the selection period.

Application Form

Mailing Address

Are you a United States Citizen or otherwise authorized to work or attend school in the United States? *

Yes
No

Academic Information

Essay Topics

Please choose one of the three questions provided for your essay. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words.
1) Describe why we should, or should not, protect Americans' rights to Trial by Jury in the United States.
2) Address the impact of the United States Constitution on the everyday lives of Americans.
3) Address whether we should, or should not, have capital punishment in the United States.



Certification

I hereby certify that all information I have provided in this form and attached materials is true, correct, and complete.