Wilshire Law Firm Scholarship and Application
Wilshire Law Firm is a Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury law firm serving the entire state of California. In addition to memberships in prestigious legal groups, including The National Trial Lawyers and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, our highly decorated attorneys have long-standing relationships with the largest national injury advocacy organizations, including the Brain Injury Association of America and the United Spinal Association. Our exceptional case results and litigation work puts us among the top 1% of personal injury lawyers nationwide. As part of its goal to make education accessible to everyone, the firm has established the Wilshire Law Firm Scholarship. This is a biannual scholarship of $1,000, offered to a student who plans to pursue a career in the legal field. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and assist a motivated student, who has demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to the community, to accomplish their dream to practice in the legal field.
Application Deadlines: September 30, biannual basis
Eligibility and Selection criteria includes:
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a US citizen or permanent resident
- Have strong academic achievements
- Have demonstrated commitment to the community
How to apply
If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please complete the Wilshire Law Firm Scholarship Application.
Applicants must submit by the appropriate deadline:
- A completed WLSA Wilshire Law Firm Scholarship Form
- Typed essay
- An unofficial copy of college transcripts
The scholarship award recipient will be notified of the selection on or within 30 days of the submission deadline.
The application is offered on a biannual basis. Deadlines are: March 31 and September 30. Students wishing to apply for a later period must wait for that period to begin before they apply. Example: If you wish to apply for the September deadline, the first day applications for that period will be accepted is April 1.
All application materials can be sent via email or fax on or before the September 30, 2016 deadline. For questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org The winner of the 2016 scholarship will be announced in December of 2016.