Kamper Estrada: Help Your Home State Scholarship

scholarshipKamper Estrada is a family oriented, multi-generational law firm with roots solidly planted in Arizona. Our families have been helping people in Arizona for many generations. While the practice and specialty areas of our lawyers differ as do the rolls of our support staff, we all come to work wanting to help people in need- and feel lucky to have careers that allow us to feel like we are accomplishing this on a daily basis. As a family oriented team, whether we are working on a personal injury case, bankruptcy, or estate planning, we do this knowing the importance of family and are mindful of how our actions will help to keep the family units of our clients tight and safe.

Because of this we have created the Kamper Estrada Help Your Home State Scholarship to support the education of a student who is also dedicated to helping people in the state that s/he grew up in (or the state that s/he feels most closely tied to).  We feel honored to be able to do the kind of work we do in a place that our parents and grandparents worked before us. We know that by investing in a student who has a strong sense of family and the desire to make the place they call “home” a better place, we are investing in a better future.

Eligibility Criteria

  • This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program in the United States. This includes accredited community college students; and high school seniors (and students who possess a GED) who have been accepted to or enrolled in an accredited program.
  • The scholarship applicant must be able to demonstrate a commitment to helping others in their “home” state, and be able to delineate how their education goals will help them to be able to do this in the future
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above.

Essay Question – 1,000 word maximum

Describe the place that you call home and an issue you would like to work towards helping people in your state overcome. What have you done in the past and/or what are you currently doing to help people who are affected by this issue? How are your current education goals helping to prepare you to have a job, career, and/or do volunteer work, that will allow you to help others who are affected by the issue you described above?

Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Essay, 1,000 word maximum. See essay question above
  • Current unofficial transcript

Submission Deadline: February 19, 2018

All application materials must be submitted by this date

Award Announcement: March 12, 2018

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

Application Instructions

Scholarship applicants must submit all application materials (see above) by email to: scholarship@lawphx.com

If you have questions, please feel free to email scholarship@lawphx.com

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