Law Offices of Jeffrey Lichtman Community Service Scholarship
For nearly three decades, defense attorney Jeffrey Lichtman has worked tirelessly to provide quality legal services to those in his community and beyond. Throughout his time working in the criminal justice system, it has become increasingly clear that there are many ills that our society faces, ranging anywhere from economic hardship to substance abuse epidemics. Yet within each community, there exists a group of individuals who go above and beyond in their efforts to not only combat such ills, but to eradicate them through initiatives that ignite progress and hope for a better tomorrow.
In an effort to recognize these individuals, we are offering the Law Offices of Jeffrey Lichtman Community Service Scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is to honor a student who has made a significant effort to better their community in some specific way, meaning he or she saw a problem, and took the initiative to try to mend it. The Law Offices of Jeffrey Lichtman is proud to work with community members who are passionate about laying the groundwork for a brighter future, and we look forward to awarding a deserving student for their meaningful work.Scholarship EligibilityIn order to be considered eligible to apply for the Law Offices of Jeffrey Lichtman Community Service Scholarship, students must be currently enrolled at a duly accredited institution, including junior college, community college, undergraduate program, or graduate program anywhere in the United States. High school graduates or GED holders who are about to begin college are also welcome to apply. All applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.Scholarship AwardThe scholarship winner will be awarded $1,000 to be used towards their education.Scholarship ApplicationA complete scholarship application must include the following:
- A current academic transcript, official or unofficial
- An updated resume
- A 750 word personal essay that describes a community service activity you initiated that left an impact on yourself and the people in your community. Please provide a detailed description of what led you to this particular community service activity, what societal issue or problem this activity sought to address, and how successful the activity was in addressing this issue. If it was not a successful activity, please propose insights into another way you could go about fixing your community’s issue.