The Law Offices of Patel and Soltis would like to announce the formation of the Aaron Swartz Progressive Change Scholarship. Each year we plan to award at least $1,000 to the top essay related to law and activism. This award is open to all part-time and full-time law students. Based on submissions we will award up to three awards.
This scholarship was established as a memorial to Aaron Schwartz and his dedication to activism and the boundaries he pushed. Amount for 2016-2017 school year – $1,000 per award up to 3 awards will be made
§ Must be attending an ABA-approved law school for the 2016-2017 school year at least part time.
§ Candidates must submit a 750 to 2000 word essay, not including endnotes upon any subject related to Activism and the Law. Examples would include Immigration reform, Foreclosure Defense, Providing legal resources through technology.
§ All entries will be open for comment on the Focusedlaw.com website.
§ A current resume with contact information must be submitted with each submission.
§ Up to three entries on different topics will be accepted
§ DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Monday, January 6, 2017, by 5:00PM
§ Please email your entry to Soltis@FocusedLaw.com
§ Award(s) will be announced February 4, 2017http://focusedlaw.com/index.php/2016/05 ... holarship/
Derek J. Soltis, Esq.
Attorney at Law
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