Peace Law Firm Disability Rights Advocacy Scholarship

Peace Law Firm Disability Rights Advocacy Scholarship

Peace Law Firm would like to announce our Disability Rights Advocacy Scholarship. This $1,500 scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending or enrolled in the fall 2019 semester. Scholarship money can cover school-related expenses and will be distributed directly to the winner’s school. 

If you would like to be considered for the scholarship, complete the online application below. The application includes an essay on the following topic:

Robert M. Hensel is arguably one of the most celebrated advocates of disability rights in the world today. His life’s mission is to ensure fair treatment and rights of individuals with disabilities across the globe.

Placing one foot in front of the other, I've climbed to higher lengths. Reaching beyond my own limitations, to show my inner strength. No obstacle too hard, for this warrior to overcome. I'm just a man on a mission, to prove my disability hasn't won.

Robert M. Hensel

Reflect on the above quote and craft a 500-word essay answering the following question: How can just one person create change for so many through advocacy for the rights of the disabled? 

Scholarship FAQ’s

Who can apply for the scholarship?  

The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students attending a college or university in the Fall 2019 semester.

How much is the scholarship award and when is the deadline?

The scholarship is a one-time award of $1,500 to 1 student. Applications are due no later than Thursday, August 1, 2019.

How will my application be judged?

Applications will be judged on the ability to write a well-crafted essay exploring the topic in a unique and creative way.

When will the winner be selected and notified?

The winner will be selected and notified no later than Thursday, August 15, 2019. The winner will be asked to provide proof of enrollment before the scholarship is paid out.

How do I apply?

Submit your online application here with your contact information and essay.

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