Category: Law

Category: Law

The Farah and Farah “Empowering Greatness Scholarship” 2020

Research shows that “cost” (ability to afford a college education) is one of the biggest barriers to obtaining a college degree. Farah and Farah is committed to the communities it serves and proudly pledges to provide 20 students with $5,000 each to achieve their dream of becoming college graduates!

Farah & Farah’s scholarship mission**:**  Serving Others…Inspiring Excellence…Empowering Greatness! Scholarship Awards:

Twenty (20) scholarship awards of $5,000 each will be awarded to current high school seniors and students currently enrolled in college, totaling $100,000.

**Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the winner’s school for use. Award money must be used toward tuition or education expenses. Scholarship

Eligibility:

To be considered for the Empowering Greatness Scholarship, applicants’ permanent address must be in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Farah and Farah employees and their family members are not eligible to participate.

A completed application packet must be emailed to scholarships@farahandfarah.com by April 5, 2020. Download your application packet hereThe application packet must include:

  1. A completed and signed “Empowering Greatness Scholarship” Application Form.
  2. For current high school students: high school transcripts AND an acceptance letter from the accredited U.S. college or university the applicant will be attending fall 2020.
  3. For current college students continuing their undergraduate studies in the fall of 2020: college transcripts.
  4. Applicant’s proof of Florida, Georgia or South Carolina residency.
    *Accepted forms of applicant’s proof of residency include: a copy of Drivers License or other Government Issued ID, copy of School ID, mail from school addressed to the applicant at home address.
  5. A letter of recommendation confirming the applicant’s community service activities.
  6. A letter of recommendation from a teacher, professor or school/college administrator.
  7. All awardees must commit to providing 10 hours of community service per semester, totaling 20 community service hours in the 2020-2021 academic year. Further details on the community service assignment will be provided to scholarship award winners by Farah & Farah.
  8. A one page 500-word essay using the following prompt:

Scholarship Essay Prompt:

The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired a nation when he stated, “Everybody can be great…Because anybody can serve”. Serving one’s community is an invaluable experience that can change lives and create a better world.  In a 500 word essay, share a community service activity or project you participated in that positively changed your community, contributed to your growth and/or affected your plans for the future. Inspire us with your story!

All items must be submitted by April 5, 2020.

Winners will be notified on May 5, 2020.

Announcements will be made to the public on June 5, 2020.

Application packets and inquiries may be emailed to:  scholarships@farahandfarah.com

For more information about the scholarship visit https://farahandfarah.com/scholarship/

Faruqi & Faruqi Law Scholarship

With over 20 years of working experience in legal solutions, Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a national law practice, is dedicated to conserving and securing a prosperous future for the law profession. As a result, it has launched the Faruqi & Faruqi Scholarship Program to invest in future lawyers.

The scholarship program is open to first-year students who are currently enrolled at a U.S. college or university law school for the Fall 2019 term. The Faruqi & Faruqi Scholarship Program will offer one scholarship for a total amount of $1,000 to the student that is able to best exemplify their commitment to and passion for the law profession. Click here to apply.

In Order To Be Eligible, Applicants Are Required To Submit

  • Contact information
  • Proof of school enrollment in the form of an acceptance letter, transcript, or class schedule
  • 500-word essay that discusses why you are pursuing a law degree, what area of law you plan to specialize in and why, as well as how you aim to make a difference in the law profession

In their essays, applicants are also encouraged to highlight their previous education, academic achievements, and any awards or recognition they have received. 

The applicant with the most compelling essay submission will receive the scholarship funds to be used towards school-related expenses. 

To view full requirements and eligibility, please view our Terms and Conditions.

About Faruqi & Faruqi

Siblings Lubna and Nadeem Faruqi founded the firm in 1995. Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP focuses on complex civil litigation, practicing in areas including securities, mergers & transactional, shareholder derivative, antitrust, consumer class action, personal injury, and wage & hour litigation. Faruqi & Faruqi is headquartered in New York, New York, and also maintains offices in California, Delaware, Georgia, and Pennsylvania. 

Faruqi & Faruqi operates with integrity, respect, insight, and instinct. With value as a core professional philosophy,  the firm strives to provide quality legal representation for its clients. It does its best to deliver maximum returns for its clients and has gained a reputable success rate and reputation as a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom. 

For more information, visit https://www.faruqilaw.com/