2021 Overcoming Obstacles Scholarship

  • Deadline: 07/15/2024
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Award Amount: $1,000
  • Website: https://cassiancarterlaw.com/
  • Phone: 815-714-8228
  • Fax: Not Available
  • Email: cclaw@cassiancarterlaw.com 
  • Address: 3077 W. Jefferson Street, Suite 207

Cassian and Carter LLC is a Joliet, Illinois law firm specializing in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice.

Full Description

As an injury attorney and someone who lost his father at 13 due to negligence, William Cassian understands the challenges a person faces after a life-altering event.

He has made it his life’s mission to support his clients legally and emotionally while going through a difficult time.

Following this mission, Cassian and Carter LLC is pleased to announce the Overcoming Obstacles Scholarship.

We understand how obstacles can get in the way of someone pursuing their dreams; this is why we want to give back to the local community and support someone who had to overcome an obstacle in their life and use it to learn and grow.

The scholarship will award $1000 to a student that best describes a significant event or challenge they faced, explains how they overcame that challenge, the impact on their lives, and how they have, or will use what they have learned to impact others’ lives.

Who's eligible?

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in college, graduate school, or be a GED holder who is about to attend college; they also must show good academic standing by holding a 3.0 or higher GPA.

The recipient of this scholarship will have demonstrated that although they have encountered hardship, they have persevered and committed to becoming successful in all of their individual endeavors.

How to Apply

To apply for this scholarship, please submit your application via email and include:

  • a current resume,
  • an unofficial transcript,
  • a 500-1,000 word essay that describes how you overcame adversity, outlining a specific roadblock through which you fought and emerged victoriously.

Scholarship listed under: Law Scholarships, Merit Based Scholarships

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