Aaron Swartz Progressive Change Scholarship

🏆 Available: 1
💰 $3,000
⏳ 01/06

Last year this scholarship received 6 applicant(s). $3,000 was awarded to 3 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

The Law Offices of Patel and Soltis would like to announce the formation of the Aaron Swartz Progressive Change Scholarship. Each year we plan to award at least $1,000 to the top essay related to law and activism surrounding our Firm’s core practices. This award is open to all part-time and full-time law students. Based on submissions we will award up to three awards. This scholarship was established as a memorial to Aaron Schwartz and his dedication to activism and the boundaries he pushed. $1,000 per award up to 3 awards will be made. Applicants must be attending an ABA-approved law school for at least part time; must submit a 750 to 2000 word essay, not including endnotes upon any subject related to Activism and the Law (examples would include Immigration reform, Foreclosure Defense, Providing legal resources through technology); must submit (with each submission) a current resume with contact information. Up to 3 entries on different topics will be accepted. Email your entry to [email protected]. All entries will be open for comment on the Focusedlaw.com website.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Essay required

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Donor: Law Offices of Patel and Soltis

We are a law firm that focuses on Foreclosure Defense, Bankruptcy, Probate, and Real Estate transactions. We are working to make the justice system affordable to everyone.