Conditions of Eligibility
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be:
•· A United States citizen.
•· 18 years of age or older at the time the scholarship is awarded.
•· Enrolled as a student in a United States college or university at the time the scholarship is awarded.
•· In good academic standing with their higher educational institution.
To have a chance at being awarded with the Hackard Law 2016 Scholarship, students must write concisely on the following theme:
Identify the most important life lesson you have learned from a grandparent or elder.
The essay should be 500 words in length. Please make your submission electronically via email in MS Word or PDF format.
When you submit your essay to Hackard Law, you are granting all copyright ownership of this essay to Hackard Law, as well as permission to post your essay (or excerpts thereof) on Hackard Law’s website with your name and that of your school, and permission to post your essay (or excerpts thereof) on all Hackard Law social media platforms and any firm marketing materials. Hackard Law may publish all finalists’ essays (or excerpts thereof), their names and those of their schools. Essays will be checked by firm software for plagiarism, and any instances of plagiarism will result in automatic disqualification.
Please submit the following materials and information to Hackard Law:
•· Your essay, in MS Word or PDF format;
•· Your name and contact information (address and phone number);
•· Proof of age and US citizenship (copy of birth certificate, driver’s license, or passport);
•· Proof you are enrolled in a United States college or university (from the office of your school registrar).
Hackard Law will not share your information with anyone with the exception of your name and that of your school if we post your essay (or excerpts thereof) on our site or social media platforms.
No fees to submit the scholarship are required, nor do applicants have to submit their Social Security Number. The scholarship winner will be asked to send a photo to be posted Hackard Law’s website. Please submit your application to:email@example.com
Submission Deadline and Payment of Scholarship
The deadline to submit your application is Tuesday, August 16th, 2016.
The winner of the Hackard Law 2016 Scholarship will be announced, with payment issued, on or before Friday, September 9th, 2016.
A one-time, non-renewable scholarship in the amount of $2,500 will be awarded to the winning applicant.