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James Kennedy Law

One Tough Student Scholarship

Applications Open for Fall 2022 Scholarships

At James Kennedy Law, we help our clients put up a tough fight against drunk drivers and other negligent parties who are responsible for their injuries. We know that it takes strength and resolve to overcome the effects of an accident with a drunk driver. With our One Tough Student Scholarship, we want to support college students who have been impacted by drunk driving and who want to join the fight against drunk driving in our society.

Each semester, we offer two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to students in need. The funds can be used for tuition and other educational expenses at a college or university anywhere in the United States.


Who is Eligible to Apply?

You are eligible to apply for a Fall 2022 James Kennedy Law One Tough Student Scholarship if you meet the following criteria:

You or a family member was injured by a drunk driver

You have a need for financial assistance, with an annual family income of less than $75,000

You are a U.S. citizen

You are enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university for the Fall 2022 semester, pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree

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How Do I Apply?

Your application should include a one-page (approximately 500 words) essay response to the following prompt:


How can drunk driving accidents be reduced at a societal level? What steps can you take to prevent drunk driving in your community?

In addition to your essay, we ask that you submit a statement of financial need, proof of enrollment at a U.S. college or university, contact information, and a professional photograph of yourself.

The deadline to submit all materials is July 8, 2022

How Are the Recipients Chosen?

The team at James Kennedy Law will review all applications and select two recipients for Fall 2022 based on the following criteria:

Essay

Thoughtfulness and originality of the essay response

Writing

Writing quality and clarity

Financial Need

Financial need and fit with application requirements

We will select and notify the Fall 2022 recipients by August 1, 2022. Awards will be sent directly to the financial aid office at each recipient’s school. Recipients consent to the use of their name, photograph, and essay on the James Kennedy Law website, social media channels, and other marketing materials.

One Tough Student Scholarship Spring 2022 Award Recipients

James Kennedy, P.L.L.C offers two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each to students who have been affected by drunk driving. The students we have selected hope to make an effort to eliminate drunk driving throughout our society. We are pleased to award our Spring 2022 One Tough Student Scholarships to Ellsworth Community College student Liliana Isabelle Hill and University of Texas student Phillip Olan.

Liliana Isabelle Hill

Liliana Isabelle Hill, Spring 2022 Award Winner

Liliana is a sophomore at Ellsworth Community College. Her scholarship essay demonstrates her drive to bring positive change to the community. Liliana has been actively involved in clubs that focus on drunk driving prevention and other serious issues teens and other community members face. We are honored to announce Liliana as one of our Spring 2022 award recipients.

Phillip Olan

Phillip Olan, Spring 2022 Award Winner

Phillip, who is in his third year at The University of Texas at El Paso, is an aspiring law student. His essay thoughtfully details the initiatives he believes would have a substantial impact on the frequency of drunk driving accidents. Phillip’s ample research and creative ideas made his essay a clear winner for the Spring 2022 One Tough Student Scholarship.

Contact Us With Questions

If you have any questions about the James Kennedy Law One Tough Student Scholarship, please send them via email to scholarship@epinjury.com.

We are looking forward to your applications!

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