Martinwren Community Justice Scholarship

MartinWren, P.C. is comprised of attorneys and their staff who are committed to helping their community both professionally and personally. We take pride in being able to help improve the lives of individuals and their families in our home community, as well as being able to support the small businesses that further complete our sense of community. We do this in our work as professionals, and we do this in our own time as individuals who are members of community-based organizations and projects that we are passionate about.

We feel fortunate to be able to support our community both in the work that we do and in our time outside of work. We would like to support the education of a student who is passionate and committed to helping their community be a better place.

The MartinWren Community Justice Scholarship is open to higher education students of all majors and levels of study, who can demonstrate their commitment to community justice and to making their community a better place.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional, program in the United States.
    • This includes accredited community college students; and high school seniors and students who possess a GED, who have been accepted to or enrolled in an accredited program.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 or above.
  • The scholarship candidate must possess an interest in community justice as demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional, and/or educational experiences.

Application Requirements:

  • Updated resume
  • Current unofficial transcript
  • A brief response (1,000 word maximum) that addresses the essay prompt and questions below
  • Essay Question

Answer the following prompt and questions in an essay of 1,000 words or less:
Describe an experience that made you feel passionate about wanting to help people in your community.

  • What is a community need that you feel passionate about trying to provide to people in your community?
  • How do you plan to help to fulfill this need in the future?
  • How have your education and education goals informed how you are planning to help improve your community?

Submission Deadline: December 15, 2022

Award Announcement: January 2023

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

Application Instructions:

  • Scholarship applicants must submit all application materials (see above) by email to: ashiflett@martinwrenlaw.com
  • If you have questions, please feel free to email ashiflett@martinwrenlaw.com

Award
$1,000.00
Scopes
External Scholarships
Deadline
12/15/2022