Congrats to Devin L. for winning the 2022 scholarship prize! To learn more about Devin, please visit our winner’s page.
The loss of a loved one is challenging. No matter the circumstances, it comes with difficult emotions and pain. When we lose someone close to us, it could feel like we lost one of the few people in this world who gets us. Whether you lost a family member, mentor, or someone else, the special bonds we form with those close to us are rare and cherished.
For this scholarship, we ask applicants to share a story of someone dear to them who passed away and what that person meant to them. You can discuss lessons learned from them, memories 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 Injury Law often works with individuals who suddenly lost someone due to an accident. We understand these individuals’ pain and the strength it takes them to move forward. That is why we wanted to create a scholarship that 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. 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.
The Longo Biggs In Memoriam Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship opportunity. The deadline to apply is May 31, 2023.
- 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 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.
- 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 professional and academic experience.
- 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 and the most recent official transcript from their prior school. High school students must also submit proof of acceptance to their college or university.
The 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 email@example.com by May 31, 2023. Any applications sent after this date will not be considered. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Students should send scholarship applications with the subject line “2023 Longo Biggs In Memoriam Scholarship Application”.