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Attorney Ken Nugent Legal Scholarship

2016 Fall Winners Announced:

Anthony Anello - Samford University
Sarah Adams - Emory Law School
Shane Parker - Arizona State University

2015 Winner: Adrienne Wimberly at Emory Law School

About The Firm
Kenneth S. Nugent, P. C. is a personal injury law firm that has been practicing in Georgia for over 25 years. Our dedicated staff and team of attorneys are committed to helping victims and their families get the justice they deserve.

For spring 2016, Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. is excited to announce that we are offering a total of $10,000 in legal scholarships for a qualified applicants.  Each semester will have 3 awards: 1- $3000.00 2- 1,000 scholarships for a total of 10,000 per year. The rising costs of tuition and related expenses are making it increasingly difficult for people to seek higher education in the legal field. Ken Nugent understands the value of an education, the financial hurdles that people face when seeking a higher education, and would like to help.

Criteria - To be eligible for our scholarship contest, you must be:

  1. Legal resident of the United States
  2. Currently a full time law student, or have proof of enrollment and acceptance to at an accredited U.S. law school.  If you have not received your enrollment paper work you can still apply but the scholarship will be held until proper paper work is submitted
  3. You need to have a College Grade Point average of 3.0 or greater.

Proof of enrollment must be provided. We will accept digital scans of the following as a valid proof of enrollment via attachment with your application:

  • Official enrollment verification form
  • Acceptance letter on school letterhead

Additionally, you must:

  • Verify you have read and understand the Kenneth S. Nugent, P.C. scholarship requirements.
  • Submit your entry online (only one entry per law student is allowed).

Amount
A total of $10,000.00 in scholarships will be awarded to the applicants that meet the scholarship criteria as determined by our scholarship selection committee (Each semester will have 3 awards. 1- $3000.00 2- 1,000 scholarships for a total of 10,000 per year).  The scholarships will be awarded for fall and spring semesters.

Deadline
We are currently accepting submissions. The deadline for application submission is June 30, 2016. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

How To Apply
Please use the following link to complete and submit your application: https://attorneykennugent.wufoo.com/forms/kenneth-s-nugent-legal-scholarship-contest/
As part of the application there is a 500 word essay.  Please explain why you have chosen to enter the Legal Field. 

Scholarship
We will post the Winning Student on our Website.

Questions
If the following FAQs do not answer your question, please feel  free email your questions to Scholarship@attorneykennugent.com, and we will respond quickly.

What is considered proof of enrollment?
Please check with your school’s registrar’s office to request the correct documentation showing enrollment and acceptance.

Do I have to supply both and proof of enrollment and the Acceptance letters?
Only one or the other is necessary. We cannot payout the scholarship to a student that fails to attend law school in spring 2016.

How many scholarships will be awarded?
Each semester will have 3 awards. 1- $3000.00 2- 1,000 scholarships for a total of 10,000 per year.

Are there restrictions for use of the scholarship?
It is to be used exclusively for school tuition and school related expenses.  The awarded amount will be made payable to the student’s College or University.