Whittel & Melton, LLC 2018-2019 Hernando County College Scholarship Competition
Providing 3 Hernando County high school seniors with a $500 scholarship to help with tuition costs at a 4-year university.
According to a 2018 report published by Bloomberg, the cost of attendance at a four-year public university has more than tripled. college students leave school owing, on average, more than $28,000 in debt. Because of this, more and more students and families cannot fund the costs associated with attending college. For this reason, the Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC is pleased to announce its annual college essay contest to help 3 Hernando County high school seniors meet the costs associated with obtaining a degree. Details regarding the essay contest and submission guidelines are provided below.Application Instructions
Applicants are to submit (1) a complete Scholarship Application, (2) 300-500 word essay that answers the question below (3) an official transcript identifying current GPA, (4) proof of acceptance to a 4-year university, and (5) at least one letter of recommendation in support of the application for the scholarship.The Essay Topic
Applicants must write and submit a 300-500 word essay responding to the following question:
If you had the power to change something in the law, what would it be and why?
Whittel & Melton looks forward to reviewing the submissions and being able to help our Hernando County students achieve their dreams!
The essays will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
- Writing quality
- Thoughtfulness of proposed response
- The applicant’s demonstrated potential for success in their chosen field of study
The winner of the contest will be notified by email on or around 4/20/19.Submission Guidelines
Send complete application packet by mail postmarked/date stamped no later than April 5, 2019 to:
Whittel & Melton, LLC
Attn: Scholarship Committee
11020 Northcliffe Blvd
Spring Hill, FL 34608
or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to their essay, applicants should include the following information in their mailed or email application:
- Their legal name, address, email address and phone number
- The college or university that they are attending or planning to attend
- Their current or proposed course of study
- Their current Grade Point Average (GPA)
- For applicants who are under 18, contact information for a parent or legal guardian
The application is linked by clicking here, good luck!Eligible Hernando County High Schools
- F.W. Springstead High School
- Central High School
- Hernando High School
- Weeki Wachee High School
- Nature Coast Technical High School
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