Having a loved one pass away is something that will happen to all of us at one point in life. The passing of a loved one may be unexpected and make you feel like you lost one of the few people in this world who “gets you.” Whether you lost a family member, mentor, or someone else, the special bonds we form with those close to us are rare and to be cherished. 

For this scholarship, we ask applicants to share the story of someone they cared about who passed away and what they meant to them. You can discuss lessons learned from them, memories that you cherish, and their profound impact on your life. Use this application to honor their legacy and reflect on how they made a mark on your life.

As a personal injury law firm, Longo Biggs, LC, often works with individuals who have lost someone suddenly due to an accident. We understand the pain that these individuals carry and the strength it takes them to move forward. That is why we wanted to create a scholarship that we believe others can relate to and encourage anyone who has lost someone close to them to keep going. We understand how difficult losing someone is, but for someone to have had such an incredible impact on your life is a blessing and should be celebrated. We hope that this scholarship will allow students to put on paper some beautiful things they have to share about someone who made a difference in their life.

This is a $1,000 scholarship opportunity. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2022.

Eligibility

  • The scholarship is open to any current high school senior, college student, or graduate student who is a legal resident of the United States
  • Students must be enrolled in a two to a five-year post-secondary institution for the upcoming semester
  • Employees of Longo Biggs, LC, their immediate families (parent, child, sibling, and spouse), and persons living in the same households as 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 good overall academic standing.

Application Requirements

  • The candidate must submit a 750-1,000 word essay response to the prompt: Discuss a lesson, memory, and impact someone who has passed away made on your life. What did that person mean to you, and how have they shaped your life? 
  • 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 2022 Longo Biggs In Memoriam Scholarship recipient will be chosen during the month following the scholarship deadline.

Application Deadline and Instructions:

To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates must email their complete application (including the essay, resumé, and transcript) to contact@longobiggs.com by May 31, 2022. Any applications sent after this date will not be considered.

Students should send scholarship applications with the subject line “2022 Longo Biggs In Memoriam Scholarship Application”.

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