The Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio LLC is offering high school/college students the opportunity to help further their education through our creative scholarship program. Our firm will offer two scholarships with a combined worth of $1,500 to students nationwide who plan to attend a four-year institution of higher learning. Selection of the recipients is based on the creative entry, school activities, positions of leadership, special honors and awards, community involvement, academic performance, and professional pursuits.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent U.S. resident.
- Be accepted to an institution of higher learning.
- Be graduating high school, receiving GED within 9 months or be a college student enrolled in college or graduate school for the upcoming semester.
Employees of the The Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio LLC, Consultwebs.com, Inc., their boards of directors and immediate family members are not eligible for this contest.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants are required to submit the following materials:
- A completed application found here (the application erroneously says the deadline to submit applications is April 15th, 2018 – however, we are accepting applications until April 30, 2018).
- A digital photo of yourself (.jpg)
- A copy of your high school or college transcript; and
- A creative project on the following topic:
- Discuss what should be done, if anything, by social media and other internet companies to help curb and prosecute cases involving cyber-bullying and harassment.
Essays should be limited to 600 words. Videos should be limited to 2 minutes.
Your entry must show your thorough research on the subject. Make sure to clearly justify your answer and cite all sources of information. Your work must be original and creative. Plagiarism is immediate grounds for disqualification.
All creative entries must be e-mailed along with the rest of your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries will not be returned to the applicant.
2018 SCHOLARSHIP TIMELINE
Start of Submission of Application: January 15, 2018
Deadline of Submission of Application: April 30, 2018
Winners will be announced no later than: May 30, 2018
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT
After all entries are submitted by our deadline of April 30, 2018, the firm will choose two entries from a filtered pool of top applicants for our scholarship awards in the following amounts:
First Prize: $1000 scholarship
Second Prize: $500 scholarship
Scholarship Contest awards must be used exclusively for tuition at an institution of higher learning and/or for related expenses such as books and supplies. Award winners are expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.
OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES
All entries submitted to the Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio LLC, in connection with our scholarship contest, along with all copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights associated therewith, become the property of the Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio LLC.
By submitting an entry, you acknowledge that if you win a scholarship award, the Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio LLC, will own all rights to publish and promote the submission. The Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio LLC–with offices throughout New Jersey including Freehold, Jersey City, Mt. Laurel, Woodbridge, and Princeton–is a law firm that focuses on criminal defense and DUI cases.
USE OF SPACE AND LIKENESS
All entrants agree that they consent to the use of their name and area of residence as well to the use of their likeness (as in a photograph) and prize information.
We look forward to reviewing your application, and wish you success in all your future endeavors.
If you have any inquiry/concern regarding the scholarship program, you may contact: