For over 20 years, Hancock Injury Attorneys has been dedicated to protecting our community and making it a safer place to live 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 their spinal cord, 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.
- Graduated from high school or graduating within 9 months or in lieu, have received GED or are receiving GED within 9 months.
- 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 in submissions via email only to firstname.lastname@example.org in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format only.
- Cover letter including name, address, phone number, email address, intended institution to be enrolled in, intended area of study and contact information for Bursars Office & Financial Aid Office. Please include 1-2 sentences about yourself. (What school, college or university you attend or plan to attend and your plans for the future, and what school you are attending now.)
- Official Transcript
- One to Two Page essay, 500-800 words on one of the following topics:
- How do you see the future of transportation in Florida?
- Distracted driving, specifically texting while driving is an increasing problem in Florida and around the country. What do you think will help curb this epidemic and why?
Scholarship Award Information, Dates & Deadlines:
- One scholarship in the amount of $1,000
- Submissions open: May 27, 2019
- Submissions close: August 4, 2019
- Winner contacted by: August 23, 2019
- 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 cover letter, transcript and essay must be submitted at the same time, incomplete submissions will not be considered.
- Once we receive all items required for submission, within 1 week of receiving we will send a confirmation email to the email address provided to confirm eligibility. Please do not inquire on the status of your application until this time period has passed.
Terms & Conditions:
- All applicants 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.
- All applications submitted to Hancock Injury Attorneys in connection with this scholarship, along with all copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights associated therewith, become the property of Hancock Injury Attorneys upon submission.
- Application materials will not be returned to any applicant. By submitting an application, you acknowledge that if you win the scholarship contest, Hancock Injury Attorneys will own all rights to publish and promote the submission.
- Enrollment and qualifications will be verified with the university prior to disbursement; Hancock Injury Attorneys reserves the right to withhold the award if the applicant does not meet the qualifications at the time of disbursement.