2019 Mark Sherman Juvenile Justice Scholarship

Since 1998 Mark Sherman has been committed to serving his clients and obtaining justice on their behalf while also priding himself on giving them the highest level of professional care. Following this mission, Mark has established the Juvenile Justice Scholarship to support up and coming lawyers.

The Law Offices of Mark Sherman, based in Stamford, Connecticut, is pleased to announce that we are offering a scholarship to one student who has an interest in working with young people who have already been convicted of a crime and been sent to jail. We want to support them in seizing new opportunities and giving them the means to be a success in their community. This student may have also experienced and overcome adversity in their life and can relate to these juveniles who are rebuilding their lives once out of jail.

 

Award: $1,000
Deadline: September 30, 2019

Criteria:

  • To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in college, graduate school, or be a GED holder who are about to attend college
  • Applicant also must show good academic standing by holding a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • The recipient of this scholarship will have demonstrated their interest in serving the less privileged in our community.

Application

  • A current resume,
  • A transcript,
  • A 500-1,000 word essay describing a rehabilitative program the student would design for the purpose of supporting our youth and reducing jail times. The goal of the program would be to reduce the rate of juvenile recidivism by creating and promoting opportunities for youth in his or her community.

 

 

Please send your application to info@markshermanlaw.com with the subject line: [Applicant’s Name] – Juvenile Justice Scholarship by the deadline to be considered. Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Juvenile Justice Scholarship.

 

 

For more information regarding this scholarship, please visit:

https://markshermanlaw.com/connecticut-domestic-violence-lawyer/#scholarship

 

 

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