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With the ever increasing costs of college tuition, we understand that the “American Dream” is getting harder to obtain. Many students leave school buried in student loan debt, which takes them years to climb out from under. As former law students ourselves, we know just how much time, dedication, and money it takes to become a practicing lawyer. We understand and would like to help. USAttorneys.com is pleased to announce that we will be holding an “USAttorneys.com Immigration Scholarship Essay Contest”. The essay winner selected will receive a $500.00 scholarship.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE:
Any US resident or citizen that has been accepted to, or is currently attending, an accredited American university or college (checks will be made payable to the college)
HOW TO ENTER:
Any student who fits the eligibility requirements listed above can apply for the USAttorneys.com Immigration scholarship. To enter, the student must submit a 800 to 1000 word essay on ANY of the following topics:
- How many kinds of visas are there?
- Which visa allows you to work in us?
- How do you get a visa?
- How does a visa work?
- What is visa type?
- What visas are available for USA?
- How do I get a visa to work in the USA?
- Can Mexicans work in the US?
- H-1B, H-1C, H-2A, H-2B, H-3 Temporary worker visas
- I Foreign information media representative
- J-1 Exchange visitor, when certain conditions are met
- K-1 Fiancé of a U.S. citizen
- What is a visa to travel?
- How do you get a visa for USA?
- What is the purpose of having a visa?
- What is a work visa called?
- What is an immigrant visa?
- How much does it cost to get a working visa for USA?
- How long does it take to get an immigrant visa?
- What is the difference between an immigrant visa and a green card?
Your essay should be written in either APA or MLA format.
Please include the city and state where you live in the essay.
For submission, simply email your essay as an attachment, in PDF or Word format. Please include your full name, school you will be or are attending, and contact information to [email protected]
Student’s information will NOT be provided to any third party sources.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:
The essay submission deadline is 12:00 midnight EST July 1, 2018. Essays will then be reviewed by the USAttorneys.com Scholarship Committee and the winner will be announced July 15, 2018 on the USAttorneys.com website. The winner will also be notified via email. USAttorneys.com will be holding this essay competition every year, twice a year, for the foreseeable future.
Future dates: The fall scholarship deadline will be July 1, 2019 at midnight.
SELECTION PROCESS AND NOTIFICATION:
All essays received will be reviewed by the USAttorneys.com Scholarship Committee. One winner will be chosen for each academic semester – one winner for the fall semester, and one winner for the spring semester. The winner will be determined, then announced on the USAttorneys.com website. The winner will also be notified via email by the USAttorneys.com Scholarship Committee.
Winner of the February 1st 2017 Scholarship is Alexis O’Hanlon – Southern New Hampshire University.
Winner of the July 1st 2017 Scholarship is Gabriel Allec Mathis Willis – Yale University.
The scholarship funds awarded are to be used for tuition and books only. Once awarded, a check will be written to the recipient’s school of choice and credited for academic costs. Recipients are only eligible to receive the scholarship once during their lifetime.
Any questions on the scholarship essay contest can be directed to: [email protected] or call (954) 357-0894
Good luck and we look forward to reading your essays!
Terms and conditions
Only original articles with citations and original titles will be considered for the contest. By submitting your essay to the USAttorneys.com scholarship contest you are hereby giving permission to USAttorneys.com to use the entirety or segments of your essay for articles, citations, and any other works as USAttorneys.com sees fit.
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