James A. Leahy Memorial
Marine Appreciation – Law School Scholarship
With the cost of rising tuition, the Open Tax Resolution Law Student scholarship has been started as a way to contribute to the families who have sacrificed so much in order to allow their loved ones to serve and protect our country through their military service. It was established to provide financial support to a law student whose life has been impacted by a family member serving in the Marine Corps and who is seeking to continue their education through law school. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who submits the required application and essay by the deadline.
For a law student attending (or accepted and planning to attend) an accredited law school and is or has had a family member in the Marine Corps.
Entrants must submit a 1-3 page essay describing their experience and the impact of the service and sacrifice to their family.
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and 18 years or older.
Academic achievement demonstrated through a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0 from undergraduate or current law school work.
Applicant must submit an essay and application by: June 30th, 2016.
Submit an official copy of undergraduate and/or law school transcripts with GPA.
Completed application and materials should be mailed (or e-mailed in PDF format) to:
The Law Office of Steven A. Leahy, PC
150 N Michigan Ave #1120
Chicago, IL 60601
Email: Scholarship(use at sign)it-lawyer.com
Winners provide personal information as needed to The Law Office of Steven A. Leahy, PC where appropriate. Any taxes on scholarship are the sole responsibility of the contestant. Through accepting a scholarship, the applicant with agree to allow The Law Office of Steven A. Leahy, PC to use its name, law school attending and picture (possibly) to announce the scholarship award.
• Scholarship is to be used exclusively for law school tuition and/or books.
• One applicant is awarded a $1,000 scholarship. The check(s) will be made payable to the award recipient’s law school to cover these expenses.
• Recipient is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.
• Award recipient will be notified of the selection on or about July 31st, 2016.
Download Application here: Marine Service Law School Scholarship
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Congratulations to Danielle Durban, 2015 Recipient of the James A. Leahy Memorial – Marine Appreciation Law School Scholarship! Ms. Durban was graduated from Loyola University, Chicago and is now attending Saint Louis University School of Law.