The Behan Law Group Military Veteran Scholarship

Applications Currently Open
At The Behan Law Group, P.L.L.C., we have great respect for those who dedicate their lives in service to their country and community. Our founding attorney, Michelle Behan, is a U.S. Navy Veteran, and she has been a passionate advocate for Veterans throughout her legal career, including by providing criminal defense counsel for Veterans in need and serving on a regional committee for Veterans’ issues in Arizona under Senator Jeff Flake.

We are offering The Behan Law Group Military Veteran Scholarship to support Veterans and their children in the pursuit of higher education. This scholarship in the amount of $1,000 can be used for tuition and other educational expenses at a college or university of your choice.

The deadline for our scholarship is Thursday, December 15 at 11:59 PM mountain standard time.

Am I Eligible to Apply?
You may apply for the Fall 2023 Behan Law Group Military Veteran Scholarship

You are a U.S. military Veteran, a current service member in the U.S. military, or the child of a Veteran or current service member
You are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited university or college in the U.S.
Your college or university education will continue at least through the Spring 2023 semester
You are 18 years of age or older
Your current cumulative GPA is at least 2.5

How Do I Apply? Please be sure to submit an application on our website.
For your application to be considered, you will need to submit an essay of 500 to 1,000 words on the following topic:

  • How has your experience as a Veteran or the child of a Veteran influenced your academic and career goals?
  • How do you plan to use your education to make a positive impact in your community?

With your essay, you will also need to submit your most recent high school or college academic transcript, proof of military service for yourself or your parent, a professional headshot, and contact information including your name, address, phone number, and email address.

Winner Selection
Attorney Michelle Behan and the staff at The Behan Law Group, P.L.L.C. will review and judge applications according to the following criteria:

  1. Thoughtfulness, self-reflection, & originality
  2. Writing quality, including spelling, grammar, organization, and clarity
  3. Adherence to the application instructions and criteria

We will select and notify winners no later than January 31, and we will work with the financial aid department at your chosen college or university to submit the award. Scholarship winners must consent to the use of their name, likeness, and essay for The Behan Law Group’s marketing and promotional purposes.

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