The Moran Law "Overcoming Adversity" Scholarship
Nothing is more inspiring than watching a person overcome adversity. Adversity can be presented in many forms in our society. Whether we know it or not, people are faced with hardships every day. These can take the form of financial hardships, family hardships, or any other relevant hardship that may be a burden on life.
At Moran Law, we want to know about a time in your life when you were faced with adversity and overcame it. How did this push you to work harder academically? How has it inspired you in your career path?
If you are a high school senior or current college student currently enrolled in a community college, trade school, or university, apply today for the $1,000 Moran Law “Overcoming Adversity” Scholarship.
At Moran Law, we dedicate ourselves on helping good people get through bad times. As one the nations largest bankruptcy firms we meet thousands of people every year that are struggling with there own adversities. They are often confused overwhelmed and on the verge of losing hope regarding their finances and their ability to provide for their family. Whether they are facing (foreclosure, wage garnishment, credit card debt, medical bills,repossession, ect.) our firm prides itself in assisting them to regain hope and get a fresh start financially. Now we would like to assist a Michigan student with our $1,000 overcoming adversity scholarship.
This scholarship is open to any high school senior or college student in Michigan. A minimum GPA is not required. Read the Instructions and Terms and Conditions for more eligibility information.
How To Apply
Either Write and submit an essay or Create a Video (Details Below)–
Create a Video
Create a short (30-120 second) video giving us an example how you faced and overcame adversity in your life, and how this has pushed you to work harder academically or inspired you in your career path. Also, tell us how this scholarship will help you reach your goals! Upload your video to YouTube.
Write and Essay
Please write and submit an essay of 500 – 1,000 words on how you have faced and overcame adversity in your life, and how this has pushed you to work harder academically or inspired you in your career path. Also, tell us how this scholarship will help you reach your goals!
Applications are due by December 31st, 2017
What do I have to do?
Competition Instructions, Terms, and Conditions
Please read the following before submitting your application.
The Moran Law, Overcoming Adversity Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship for a high school senior or current college student in Michigan. It is awarded through a competition sponsored by Moran Law (“Sponsor”) for the purpose of assisting a student who has overcome adversity with their college expenses.
These Terms & Conditions explain how the competition works. Please read the Terms carefully below so that you understand all the requirements and conditions for participating.
Entry Period: The competition ends December 31st, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Eligibility. The Competition is open to any high school or college student who is a legal resident of Michigan.
No minimum GPA is required.
Entries will not be returned.
Content of Entries.
Create a Video.
Your video should be between 30 -120 seconds in length, and should tell us of a time in your life when you were faced with adversity and overcame it. What has been your greatest challenge in life? and how did you overcome and use that adversity to propel yourself to greater success.
*Post your video to YouTube
Your essay should be 500–1,000 words in length, and should tell us of a time in your life when you were faced with adversity and overcame it. What has been your greatest challenge in life? and how did you overcome and use that adversity to propel yourself to greater success.
Additional Requirements for Essay.
The essay must be your original work and not previously published. Submissions that, in the sole discretion of Moran Law, include any material that is defamatory, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, disparaging of any racial, ethnic, religious, gender, sexual orientation, or any other minority group, infringing, in violation of any third party rights or any other law, illegible, or late, will be disqualified.
Selection and Notification of Winner.
All qualified submissions will be judged by Moran Law without regard to race, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or any other prohibited basis. The applicant whose submission best meets the following criteria will be selected as the Scholarship Winner:
- Authenticity in the solution you propose
- Creativity in the solution you propose
The Scholarship Winner will be chosen on or about two weeks upon closing of the competition, and will be notified shortly thereafter by email, using the contact information provided in the application.
The Scholarship Winner will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship, payable by check directly to the Qualifying Institution identified in the application as the school where the Scholarship Winner will be enrolled in 2017. If the Scholarship Winner decides to attend a Qualifying Institution other than the one so identified, he or she must notify Moran Law no later than January 15th, 2018 so that the award may be sent to the correct entity.
Except where prohibited by law, before the award can be sent to the Qualifying Institution, the Scholarship Winner will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Compliance with Official Rules, a Publicity Release, and a Release of Liability. If any potential Scholarship Winner does not meet these requirements within fourteen (14) days of notification, an alternate Scholarship Winner will be named.