2021 Path to Success Scholarship

It’s true that we are shaped by our experiences growing up. We are particularly affected by those who helped raise us, whether that be a parent, an older sibling, a grandparent, a teacher, or a coach. We are very much who we are today because of the people who raised, educated, or motivated us to be the person we have grown into. Sometimes the experiences that put us on the right path happen early in life, but sometimes it takes the right person to help us find our way. Regardless, it takes more than just our own will and motivation to end up on the path to success.

For this scholarship, Jan Dils Attorneys at Law wants to help you recognize the person that put you on your path to success. Please write about the person or people who helped you start your journey down the right road. Did they do it through example? Through encouragement? Through a lesson? How did you finally end up on your path? Our law firm wants to hear what your goals in life are and who helped you get started achieving them.

The scholarship winner will be chosen based on the criteria outlined below and will be awarded $1,000 to go towards their higher education. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2021.

Eligibility

  • The scholarship is open to any high school senior, college student, or graduate student who is a legal resident of the United States and living in the U.S. The student also must be enrolled in a two – five year post-secondary institution for the Spring 2022 semester.
  • Employees of Jan Dils Attorneys at Law, their immediate families (parent, child, sibling, and spouse), as well as those living in the same households of such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the competition.
  • Candidates for this scholarship should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good academic standing.

Application Requirements

  • The candidate must submit a 1,000 word essay response to the prompt: Who helped guide you towards your path to success?
  • The candidate must submit a professional resumé that lists their experience, both professional and academic.
  • The candidate must submit a transcript from their current school. First-year college students, graduate students, or individuals who have recently transferred schools may submit an unofficial transcript from their current school, as well as the most recent official transcript from their prior school. High school students must also submit proof of acceptance to their college or university.

The recipient of the Path to Success Scholarship will be chosen during the month following the scholarship deadline.

Application Deadline and Instructions:

To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates must email their full application (including the essay, resumé, and transcript) to parkersburg@jandils.com by December 31, 2021. Any applications sent after this date will not be considered.

Scholarship applications should be sent with the subject line “Jan Dils Attorneys at Law – 2021 Path to Success Scholarship Application.”

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