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2017 Bi-Annual College Scholarship Essay Contest

We look forward to your participation!

Providing $1,000 annual to help college students meet the rising costs of higher education

The attorneys of Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC understand the financial strains that can accompany obtaining a college degree.  For this reason, our firm is pleased to offer a $1,000 college scholarship to the winner of our bi-annual essay contest. Details regarding the contest and the applications procedure can be found below.

The 2017 essay contest

In order to participate, applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited United States college or university in the near future and should write a 500-word essay responding to the following question:

If an employee is involved in an activity like a company softball game, a company dodge ball game, or any other company related extracurricular activity with the company and they are hurt, should they be eligible for worker’s compensation? Why or why not?

Responses will be evaluated based upon the following criteria:

  • The quality of the writing
  • Originality
  • The thoughtfulness of the response
  • The applicant’s demonstrated potential for success in their chosen field of study

Once the application period is closed, the submissions will be reviewed by the firm and 5 finalists will be chosen based on the criteria listed above. The finalists will be notified by email on or around 06/05/2017.

The top 5 essays will be put on our website, in the public, and put up for a social media voting. Please be aware that your essay will be made public. The winner is based on who gets the most Facebook “Likes” by 9am PST on 6/15/17.

In order to be eligible to participate, applicants need to be currently enrolled in or actively applying to a college or graduate program.

How to apply

Applicants should submit their responses as an attachment to zzlscholarship@gmail.com by 06/01/2017 at 9AM PST. In the body of their email, applicants should include:

  • Their full name, address, and phone number
  • The name of the educational institution they are attending or plan to attend
  • Their current or proposed course of study
  • Contact information for their parent or guardian, if the applicant is under 18-years-old.

Contact a Delaware workers’ compensation attorney today

Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC is a Delaware workers’ compensation law firm that is dedicated to helping injured workers obtain compensation. To schedule a free consultation with one of our lawyers, please call our office today at 302-364-6047 or send us an email through our online contact form.

December 2015 Winner, Jenna Marie George. Read her essay.

June 2016 Winner, Katelyn Cloutier. Read her essay.

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