For over 20 years, Hancock Injury Attorneys has been dedicated to protecting our community and making it a safer place to live. We do this by holding large insurance corporations accountable on behalf of our clients, many of whom have suffered serious injuries due to the negligence of others. These include traumatic brain injuries and permanent injuries to spinal cords, shoulders or knees.
In an effort to extend the idea of making communities safer, Hancock Injury Attorneys is encouraging students who want to strive to improve themselves by going to college and educating themselves to figure out how they will make their communities and beyond a better place.
We know that to get to the point where you can make a positive impact, it takes a huge amount of hard work. Both attorneys Mike and Claire Hancock worked in part-time jobs throughout high school, college and law school to help pay for their education. Their work-ethic helped them get to the place they are today, successfully fighting for justice for their clients. In support of these students who have worked hard not only in school but also in a part-time job, Hancock Injury Attorneys is awarding a $1,000 scholarship annually.
- Applicants must be a student in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Seeking either an undergraduate degree or advanced degree at an accredited institution of higher education within the United States.
- Worked at a part-time job at some point during high school and/or college or anticipated need to work during undergraduate or graduate education.
- Be accepted to an institution of higher learning.
- And one of the following applies:
- Graduated from high school or are graduating within 9 months
- Have received GED or are receiving GED within 9 months.
- Accepted as a two to four-year college student enrolled in a US institution for undergraduate or graduate studies.
Employees and vendors of Hancock Injury Attorneys and immediate family members are not eligible for this essay contest.
How to Apply:
Please include below via email only to firstname.lastname@example.org in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format only.
- Official or Unofficial Transcript
- A submission in the form of either an:
- 1-2 page essay (500-800) words
- Creative Video
- Podcast Style Recording on one of the following topic:
- How are you driven to innovate? How do you plan to influence progress in your community or in any space, on any level? Or, how you have already affected positive change with your ideas or actions?
2021 Scholarship Award Information, Dates & Deadlines:
- One scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded
- Submissions close: May 7, 2021
- Winner contacted by: May 28, 2021
- The scholarship award will be dispersed directly to the financial aid office/bursars office of the university matching the student’s .edu email address.
- All items required for submission including resume, transcript, and essay, video or audio submission must be submitted at the same time, incomplete submissions will not be considered.
- If submitting a video or audio file please send through a youtube link, google drive share link.
Congratulations to our past scholarship recipients. Find out more about our previous winners here!