Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. 2017 New Jersey Scholarship
About Our Firm
At Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., we hold great pride in our decades of service to the people of New Jersey. Attorney Gabriel L. Lependorf is known for his dedication to helping the injured, and his willingness to work beyond nine-to-five, making himself available to his clients off business hours and on the weekend. Attorney David E. Silverstein has garnered a reputation for his dedication to leveling the playing field for the “little guy” who has sustained serious injuries, and needs trusted legal help to seek the maximum in damages.
Our firm has found a new way that we can give back to the community. We want to help those students who not only have excelled in their academics, but who will shape the future of New Jersey and the rest of our great country. Both attorneys are lifetime residents in New Jersey where Gabe graduated from Princeton High School and David went to The Lawrenceville School close to Princeton. David also received his B.A. in English from Princeton University in 1988.
David and Gabe are aware of the high costs associated with post-secondary education, which is why we are offering this scholarship to one deserving applicant. Keep reading to find out more about this exciting opportunity!
Amount Awarded: $500
Deadline: May 29, 2017
Winner Announced: June 29, 2017
Amount Awarded: A one-time $500 non-renewable scholarship to be used for post-secondary education purposes.
Who Can Apply? Option 1 - Any New Jersey resident high school senior who is on track to graduate, and currently holds a minimum 3.0 GPA, who plans to pursue a post-secondary degree after graduation; Option 2 - Any New Jersey resident student currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year post-secondary educational institution.
Application Deadline: May 29, 2017
Application Process: All application fields must be filled out in their entirety and the application must be submitted on the Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. website no later than 11:59 pm on May 29, 2017. Any materials received after this time will not be eligible for consideration of this scholarship award. There will be no exception to not submitting the completed application by the due date, so please allow enough time to complete all scholarship fields prior to the submission deadline.
Winner will be chosen by: June 29, 2017. The winner’s name will be announced on the Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. website and the firm’s social media sites on June 29, 2017. Once the submission period is over, updates will sporadically be made to the website regarding the review process, so please regularly check our company blog for relevant updates that may impact finalists. Non-winners will not be notified.
"We want to help those students who not only have excelled in their academics, but who will shape the future of New Jersey and the rest of our great country." - Lependorf & Silverstein
High School Students: You must be a high school senior, in good standing, and on track to graduate.
College Students: You must be currently enrolled in an accredited four-year university or college, or currently enrolled in a two-year college, and planning to transfer to a four-year university or college upon completion.
Are You Eligible? Essentially, students who are graduating high school and are in good standing, and planning to attend a two-year or four-year post-secondary education, and college students who are either enrolled in community college or attending a four-year program at a university are eligible to apply for the 2017 Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. New Jersey Scholarship.
Our Scholarship Requirements For Graduating High School Seniors And College Students
You have earned, or will earn in the 2016-2017 school year, your high school diploma.
You have maintained a 3.0 or higher GPA.
You are a U.S. Citizen or hold Permanent Residency status.
You are a New Jersey resident.
You must complete all entry fields on the application for the scholarship.
You are required to complete the original essay portion of the application.
There are two sections to the application that must be completed in full:
Introduction: 100-200 Words
Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. would like to learn more about the students applying for this scholarship. In 100-200 words, please tell us a little bit about yourself and why you’re applying for this award. Please include any information about yourself that you feel might help you stand out from other applicants. Tell us what makes you unique!
Short Essay: 500-1000 Words
What are your goals for you post-secondary education?
How do you plan on making a difference, and creating positive changes, in your New Jersey community? How will attending college help you with your plans?
Finalists Must Provide
School Transcripts - We may require an official or unofficial transcript from your current educational institution to assist us in determining your eligibility. If Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. decides that your application puts you in contention as a finalist and potential winner of the scholarship, you will be contacted by Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C., and given instructions on how to mail or send an electronic version of your official (unopened) transcript. This will help us to verify that all information provided to us by you is accurate, and that you meet all of the eligibility requirements. Do not send any transcripts until this is explicitly requested by Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C.
Current Proof of Enrollment - You will be required to submit to Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. upon request an enrollment verification letter, letter of acceptable from a college, or course registration for the coming semester.
Photo ID - Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. will require a copy of your U.S. driver license, U.S. state ID card, and/or passport. These are each considered acceptable forms of identification to submit to us upon request, for verification that you meet the eligibility requirements as outlined above.