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CAIL Annual Scholarship

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We strive to ensure that all individuals, regardless of their socioeconomic status, have access to our civil justice system as well as the same academic, interpersonal, and community opportunities. Education is a critical cornerstone upon which future leaders are made, and providing financial assistance to those in need is crucial. To that end, our law firm is creating a scholarship to students either currently enrolled, or who plan to enroll, in a program consistent with our vision.

Who Should Apply​

This scholarship is designed to assist minority, specifically African American, students obtain the degree of their choice from any eligible college, university, graduate school, or law school. Applicants must be enrolled in or committed to attend a college, university, or professional school for the 2019 – 2020 school year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of their application. Applicants should not be immediate family members of employees of the Commonwealth Accident Injury Law office.

Scholarship Description​

We are a diverse law firm with a primary focus on personal injury operating out of Virginia. This scholarship is intended to help students with high character, above-average intellect as demonstrated by academic achievement and a commitment to community service. Our 2019 scholarship is open to any American citizen, who will be attending a college, university, graduate school, or law school in the United States during the 2019 - 2020 school year. Only students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher may apply for this scholarship.

This $1,000 one-time scholarship award will be sent directly to the Financial Aid and Scholarships Offices of the winner’s college or university and can be used to cover the cost of tuition, fees, housing, and/or books up to the Cost of Attendance. This scholarship is not renewable. Applicants will need to submit an official transcript and one letter of recommendation from an employer or professor/teacher in addition to submitting an essay.

Essay Requirements: 750-word maximum

Essay Topic: Why does education matter to your community?

How to Apply: For more information on how to apply, please visit https://vacail.com/scholarships

Deadline: All written scholarship submission materials must be received by 11:59 PM EST on December 31, 2019. The winner will be announced on January 31, 2020 and will receive a one-time award of $1,000 in one lumpsum.

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