Schwartz Injury Law Perseverance Scholarship

At Schwartz Injury Law, we help our clients to overcome the most daunting of challenges. We understand that our services are simply a stepping stone in their journey, and we admire the great perseverance our clients show in the face of adversity.

Our Orland Park personal injury law firm advocates for victims of serious car accidents, medical malpractice, and other catastrophic injuries. For the Fall 2022 semester, we are offering our $1,000 Perseverance Scholarship to support the education of a student who overcame a severe injury or medical issue in their life.

The deadline to submit applications for our Spring 2023 scholarship is December 13, 2022.

Eligibility Criteria
Applicants for the Schwartz Injury Law Perseverance Scholarship must be enrolled at an accredited college or university within the United States during the Fall 2022 semester.

Other eligibility requirements for this award include:
The student must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United StatesStudent must be 18 years of age or older student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Application Requirements

  • Students must submit their contact information, proof of enrollment, and a professional headshot.
  • Additionally, an application must include an original essay of 500-1000 words addressing the following prompt:
    • Essay Prompt:
      • Discuss a personal injury or medical issue that you suffered and how you overcame the challenges of this experience.
      • How has this experience prepared you for the challenges of higher education and your future career?

Selecting Award Recipients
For the Fall 2022 Schwartz Injury Law Perseverance Scholarship, one recipient will be selected using the following criteria:

  • Their essay answers the prompt clearly, thoughtfully, and completely.
  • Their essay is creative, original, and well-organized.
  • Their application details their qualifications for the scholarship.

Once the winner has been chosen, our office will mail the award directly to the financial aid office of the student’s school. The winning applicant will be notified by January 17, 2023.

Additionally, all winners must consent to the use of their essay, photograph, and name being used on any marketing materials of Schwartz Injury Law, including the firm’s website and social media channels.

If you have any questions about the Schwartz Injury Law Perseverance Scholarship, please contact our scholarship team at

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