GJELL is providing a $2,000 scholarship for students enrolled or enrolling in law school through our GJELL Law Student Scholarship Program

GJELL Accident Attorneys is proud to announce the first semi-annual GJELL Law Student Scholarship. This scholarship is graciously being provided by the staff at GJELLAccident Attorneys for the 2019 school year. The attorneys at GJELL understand the financial burdens law students go through when working towards their degrees and are providing this essay contest for eligible students.

There will be two $2,000 awards annually for this scholarship program. There will be one winner per scholarship period.

This is an essay contest on the topic “Reasons I wanted to go to law school”. Submissions will be posted exclusively on GJEL.com website to be publicly viewed.

Scholarship Eligibility

In order to be eligible for this award, the student must be enrolled in an accredited United States Law School by Spring 2020. Students must provide a copy of a valid school-issued ID at the time of their submission to prove enrollment.

Important Scholarship Dates

The scholarship will be awarded in  June 2020. Please review the following important dates. Applications received after the deadlines will not be considered.

Fall Semester Scholarship (One, $2,000 award)

  • Application Deadline: May 15, 2020
  • Winners announced June 1, 2020

How to Apply

This scholarship is based on an essay contest. Students must write a 500 – 1000 word essay on the topic: “Reasons I wanted to go to law school”. All essays submitted for this contest will be exclusively published on the GJEL.com website. Winners will be selected on  June 1, 2020.

Winners will be selected based on the following criteria from the attorneys at GJELL.

  • The quality of the writing
  • The thoughtfulness of the writing
  • Original content

To apply for the scholarship you will need to send the following information to casey(at)gjel.com before the cut off dates mentioned above.

  • Copy of school ID that shows enrollment year. The ID should show your full name.
  • Original essay covering the topic: “Reasons I wanted to go to law school”
  • A picture of you we can use on our website to showcase your essay
  • Include the following information in the body of your email: Full Name, Law School, Graduation Year, Email Address, Phone Number

Only fully completed applications will be considered for the award.

Previous Winners:

Dayana Saint Vil – Spring 2019 [$2,000 Award]
Read her essay and learn more about Dayana here.