Goldberg Weisman Cairo Annual Scholarship
Deadline for 2017 Submissions is July 1, 2017 – any submissions sent after 7/1/17 will not be considered for our 2017 Scholarship. Please check back on this page for updates regarding our upcoming 2018 Scholarship.
As Illinois’ largest Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation law firm, Goldberg Weisman Cairo knows how important a great education is to a successful future, both for the students themselves and their communities as a whole. Our team of legal professionals is dedicated to helping provide opportunities for students throughout the country.
With this in mind, we proudly announce the Goldberg Weisman Cairo Annual Scholarship. This program is aimed at assisting students that are currently enrolled in a college or university in the United States.
Students will be chosen based upon their exemplary academic skills, their service to their communities, and a short essay in response to the following topic:
“How do personal injury attorneys benefit society?”
$1,000.00, to be applied towards a student’s upcoming 2017 Fall Semester tuition bill.
IMPORTANT NOTE: One scholarship per winning applicant only.
Please be sure to read the following application requirements – any incomplete application packets will not be processed, and applicants with incomplete packets will not be notified and asked to submit missing information.
- Qualified applicants must be currently enrolled in a college or university in the United States.
- Qualified applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the college or university in which they are enrolled.
- Qualified applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from either a member of their local community or from a faculty member from the college or university that they are attending.
- Qualified applicants must provide a 500-to-1,000 word essay on the topic chosen by the Goldberg Weisman Cairo selection committee.
- All student applicant essays must be in a .PDF format, with the file name as: lastname_firstname_gwc.pdf.
How To Apply
To apply, please complete the GWC Annual Scholarship Application Form featured on this page.
Deadline For Applications
July 1, 2017.
Terms & Conditions
The Goldberg Weisman Cairo Annual Scholarship is open to eligible students that are attending a college or university in the United States.
The scholarship winner will be announced by July 15, 2017, and the scholarship money will be sent to your chosen college to be applied towards your 2017 Fall Semester tuition payment.
The selection committee decides the scholarship winner at the law offices of Goldberg Weisman Cairo. The decision is FINAL.
The successful applicant will be announced on this page of our website as well as our social media accounts. Be sure to visit our website and social media pages to learn if YOU are this year’s winning Applicant!
Being enrolled as a law student is NOT a pre-requisite of this scholarship. However, applicants who express an interest in the United States justice system are preferred.
The scholarship committee selection process is in no way influenced by race, gender, nation of origin, sexual preference, or religion.
Any information that is provided to Goldberg Weisman Cairo will be used solely to determine the most eligible scholarship applicant and deleted after the selection period has elapsed.
Any information that is provided to Goldberg Weisman Cairo during the application process MAY be used for public relations purposes by Goldberg Weisman Cairo without obtaining any further consent from the winning applicant(s).
Any information that is provided during the application process will NOT be sold to any third parties.