The Miranda Rights Law Firm Scholarship – $500

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The Miranda Rights Law Firm has helped citizens and charitable organizations in their community for more than a decade. Their law firm is dedicated to the highest level of professionalism, and they take pride in providing fair representation to all victims suffering from legal injustices. Their passion for helping others also affects the college students in the area. Students of all ages from across the nation struggle to afford the rising cost of a college education. Today, more graduates are overwhelmed by student debt than ever before. Let the Miranda Rights Law Firm invest in your future by making a college degree easier to obtain.

A large percentage of college students cannot afford the expense of tuition and their daily lives without financial assistance. Although some students receive federal or private student loans to help pay for college, so many others are forced to pay out of pocket. The Miranda Rights Law Firm wants to help these students pay for their college education by offering the 2017 Miranda Rights Law Firm Scholarship. This $500 scholarship was created to help college students focus on their career, instead of the price of their degree. There is no fee to apply, and the scholarship award does not need to be paid back.

Every student has the right to earn their degree without the fear of debt. This scholarship is the law firm’s way of giving back to the community by helping students achieve their goals. The youth of our nation deserves the best education possible, and the law firm is proud to provide them with the opportunity to follow their dreams. This gift can be used for any cost related to your tuition or cost of living. The Miranda Rights Law Firm believes no financial obstacles should stop a student from working hard and improving in their future.

Eligibility Requirements

To apply for the 2017 Miranda Rights Law Firm Scholarship, all applicants must follow the criteria outlined below:

  • You must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • You must have earned less than $35,000 in 2016.
  • You must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, either part-time or full-time.
  • You must include your email address and the URL for your Facebook profile in your application submission.

Essay Instructions

All applicants are required to submit an essay explaining their financial need and how they would benefit from the scholarship award. Students can also provide their field of study and potential career plans.

Essays should be between 500-1,000 words and written in the student’s own words with no plagiarized material. These quality essays must be typed in a 12-point font, single-spaced, and not include any grammatical errors and typos. Format your submission as either a Microsoft Word Document or PDF (.PDF, .DOC, .DOCX).

Video

Applicants can also submit a video instead of an essay. Your video submission must be 1-3 minutes long, and students must either upload the video and include the link or URL to the hosting site in the email. A video is optional, and not considered a requirement for the scholarship application.

Video format: (.MP4 OR .FLX OR .AVI OR .WMV OR .MOV)

Application Requirements

Submission Deadline: June 1, 2017

All applicants must submit their completed applications before the deadline indicated above.

  • Review all eligibility and application requirements before submitting your essay or video.
  • Email your essay (required) or video (optional) to [email protected].
  • Use the subject line “Scholarship Submission” and include your name, age, GPA, and contact information in the body of the email.
  • Share your experience on your Facebook profile and let your friends and family know how hard you are working to earn your college degree.

Winner

The winner will be contacted by email one week after the deadline with instructions they must follow to claim their $500 scholarship award. A school or government issued ID is required before the award will be released to the winner. The award will be sent in the form of a check by the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Scholarship FAQ

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Can I apply again?

No. Applicants are only eligible to apply once.

Do I need a high GPA to be selected?

Their scholarship does not have a minimum GPA to apply. Students with a GPA higher than 3.0 are strongly encouraged to apply.

When will the winner be announced?

Approximately one week after the deadline the scholarship winner will be notified via email. The email will include detailed instructions that will help the winner receive their award. Only inquiries sent by email will receive responses, and all applicants must wait to be contacted.

Can I send my application by mail or drop it off in person?

Each applicant must apply through their email and provide access to their Facebook account. Applications delivered by mail or in person do not adhere to the submission requirements and will not be reviewed.

What if I do not need financial assistance? Can I still apply?

The Miranda Rights Law Firm hopes that all students can complete their degrees. Any student can apply, but this scholarship aims to help students that cannot afford college, rather than need additional income. 

How do I fix a mistake in my essay or video?

Before the deadline, students can submit revisions for their essay or video. Applicants must email the corrections following the same requirements, and include “Edited” to the new email’s subject line.

 

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