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Changing the World Scholarship

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As dedicated advocates for victims of serious injuries, our Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyers are passionate about changing the world for the better and making positive contributions through creative approaches and innovative solutions.

This appreciation has led us to establish our biannual award, The Law Offices of John D. Ameen Changing The World Scholarship. Our firm recognizes students who share our commitment to innovation and positive change by offering a $1,000 award each semester to STEM majors throughout the United States.

Science, technology, engineering, and math have helped to enhance the legal profession, and we hope this scholarship will help to promote STEM students’ academic careers for years to come.

Read on to learn if you qualify for this scholarship and how to apply.

The Deadline to Apply for Our Scholarship is

July 8, 2024

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Are You Eligible?

Award recipients for our Changing the World Scholarship must meet the following criteria:

You are (or will be) an undergraduate student pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) degree
You are at least 17 years of age
You are a permanent resident or citizen of one of the 50 states
You have a minimum GPA of 3.0
You have a maximum household income of $75,000

What Do We Need From You?

Toward the bottom of this page, you will find a digital application where you will be asked to submit various materials to be considered for our scholarship. These materials include proof of enrollment, a headshot, and a 500-word essay.

Please submit your essay and proof of enrollment as a .docx or PDF file. All headshots must be .JPEG or .JPG. We intend to select our scholarship recipient within a month folling the provided deadline.

In an essay of 500 words or less, please answer the following question as clearly and creatively as possible:

As a STEM major, how do you think your career path will help make the world a better place?

How Will Your Application Be Judged

Our scholarship committee uses the following rubric to review applications each semester:

Does the student fit the eligibility requirements?
Did the student submit all required materials?
Does the student’s essay answer the prompt in its entirety?
Is the student’s essay well-written, original, and organized?

We make great efforts to review each student’s submission diligently. We know that students put a great amount of time and effort into applying for scholarships, and we aim to choose the most qualified student for our award.

Announcing the Winners of The Changing the World Scholarship

Ella Woolman

Fall 2023 Winner: Ella Woolman

The Law Offices of John D. Ameen are pleased to grant the first award of the Changing the World Scholarship to Ella Woolman. Ella is currently attending UNC Chapel Hill where she is studying to become a pre-medical student. We are honored to be able to help Ella focus on her studies and dedicate her energy to making a difference in medicine.

Contact Our Team

If you have questions or concerns about applying for our application, the best way to contact our team is by email at scholarships@protectingyou.com

Please note that our team is only available during working hours, Monday through Friday. We encourage students to apply well in advance, and we are happy to troubleshoot any issues in a timely manner.

Scholarship Application

The Law Offices of John D. Ameen Changing the World Scholarship is managed through the OVC Scholarship Network.

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