The Steven M. Sweat Annual College Scholarship Essay Competition

  • Deadline: 12/01/2024
  • Renewable: Unknown
  • Number of Awards: 1
  • Award Amount: $1,000
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  • Phone: (323) 944-0993
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  • Address: 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 450 Los Angeles, CA 90036

An annual $1000 scholarship for high-school, undergraduate or graduate students based on an essay college contest.

Full Description

Steven M. Sweat is an attorney firm with a focus on personal injury claims, based in Los Angeles and California. The firm’s attorneys and counselors at law are devoted to helping victims of accidents receive the justice they deserve for their pain, suffering and damages.

They offer a $1000 scholarship each year to high-school seniors, undergraduate or graduate students.

The applicants are required to enter in an essay contest by providing an up to 500 words essay describing if, why and how the economic pressure in the motor carrier industry affects commercial drivers by creating a negative impact on safety. Moreover, they have to explain whether they think that the coercion rule will have a greater impact on the economic side of the commercial trucking safety or industry.  The quality of the essays will be judged according to their authors’ thoughtfulness, demonstrated potential of success in their chosen career, originality and quality of writing.

The deadline for the application is December 1, 2024 and the winners will be notified on December 15, 2024.

Who's eligible?

Applicants should be enrolled in an American high school (seniors only), or pursue an academic undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited college or university in the United States.

How to Apply

The applicants must submit their essays by email no later than December 15, 2024 and include the following additional information in the body of their email:

  • Applicants’ legal name, address and contact information
  • Details of the school, college or university the applicants are attending or planning to attend
  • Their course of study
  • Applicants under 18 years of age will need to provide the contact information of a parent or a legal guardian

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