Each year, the Regis L. Mullen Accident Injury Scholarship is available. The scholarship is exclusively open to students who was injured in an accident or lost a family member or whose family member they depend on was seriously injured. Winner will receive benefit of $2,500. The closing date of application is 1 March each year.
Dallas personal injury lawyers Mullen & Mullen offer one $2,500 scholarship annually to a college-bound high school senior, or already enrolled college student (undergraduate or graduate), who lost a family member or whose family member they depended on was seriously injured or disabled due to another’s negligence, and this loss or injury is affecting the student’s ability to pay for or attend college. It is also open to a student who was injured or debilitated in an accident or injury caused by someone else and needs assistance to pay for school.
The winning student will be granted $2,500.
Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate or graduate level in all subjects.
Place of Study
In the United States of America.
Eligibility and Criteria
- Students eligible for assistance must be graduating high school seniors or students already attending college (undergraduate or graduate) who reside in the United States and who lost a family member or whose family member they depend on was seriously injured due to another’s negligence . It is also open to a student who was injured or debilitated in an accident or injury caused by someone else and needs assistance to pay for school.
- Only institutions located in the United States and recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as eligible to participate in federal Title IV student financial aid programs will be considered.
- Student must submit a copy of their letter of acceptance from the educational institution.
- Student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 to qualify. Proof of GPA is required and should be submitted.
- Student must establish financial need.
- Student must be a U.S. Citizen and able to prove this upon request. Proof will be required at the time the winner is contacted, before the award payment can be made.
- Student must submit a minimum of one letter of recommendation from a teacher or professor, past or present.
- Student must submit one letter referencing their character from a non-relative/non-peer, e.g. a present or former employer, coach, etc. who can vouch for their character.
- Any major or kind of degree is acceptable.
- No employee, past or present, or relative of a past or present employee will be eligible to apply.
Only U.S. citizens are welcome to apply.
Student must submit a typed essay of no less than 500 words, no more than 1,000 words, describing how their life has been impacted by the loss or disability of a family member due to someone else’s negligence, and how this has affected their ability to pay for or attend college. Or, if the student personally was injured or debilitated, explain their own personal story and struggles. Student should explain their current circumstances which support the need for this financial assistance, including if presently working full or part-time if able, have family responsibilities, and make a statement about their own character, strengths, and educational goals.
Applications are due no later than March 1 of the current award year.