Thank you to all of the entrants of our 2023 First Generation Law Student Scholarship, which is now closed. A specialized committee is currently reviewing submissions to select the final recipient. The winner of this scholarship will be announced on this page. We do not accept applications at this time.
InjuredCT, a division of Aeton Law Partners, proudly debuts its “First Generation Law Student Scholarship.” This scholarship offers its winning student $2,500 in financial support to be directed toward that student’s legal education.
Students applying for the “First Generation Law Student Scholarship” must complete a 500-word essay detailing their first job and the reason why they took it. InjuredCT wants to understand how that first job later translated into a student’s desire to pursue a career in law.
Hopeful applicants must submit their essays and other application materials by December 15, 2023, to qualify for the firm’s consideration. The firm will not consider applications submitted without the appropriate materials or submitted after this deadline.
InjuredCT wishes all applicants the best of luck and looks forward to reading their essays.
Who Can Apply?
InjuredCT invites undergraduates preparing to go to law school and current law school students to apply for the “First Generation Law Student Scholarship,” provided that they meet the following criteria:
- You are in good standing with your school
- You are enrolled in or accepted at an accredited law school in the United States
- You agree to the scholarship terms and conditions listed below
- Submit the necessary application materials
How do I Apply?
Students interested in applying for the “First Generation Law Student Scholarship” should review the aforementioned eligibility requirements before composing an essay for the firm’s consideration. Upon completing their essays, students should:
Once your essay is complete:
- Fill out the application form on this page
- Upload a copy of their unofficial transcript
- Upload a copy of their scholarship essay
- Submit proof of enrollment/acceptance to an accredited law school (Student ID, letter of acceptance, etc.)
Scholarship Essay Topic
Please write a 500-word essay describing your first paying job, the reason you took it, what the job taught you that might be valuable as a lawyer, and the biggest mistake you made in the job and what you did about it.
Students interested in applying for the “First Generation Law Student Scholarship” must submit all relevant application materials to InjuredCT by December 15, 2023. The firm will not consider applications submitted without the aforementioned materials or after this listed date.
Once the scholarship deadline passes, the firm will create a scholarship selection committee to consider students’ applications. The application review period can take from one to three months, depending on the number of applications that the firm receives.
InjuredCT can not answer questions about this scholarship at this time. Do not call, email, or otherwise contact either party with questions about the nature of this scholarship or the status of a student’s application.
If the firm needs to reach out to a student or their family for more information, students can find relevant communications via the email they provide alongside their application.
Terms and Conditions
All applicants to this scholarship must meet the eligibility requirements as laid out on the scholarship application page, including:
- Applicant must be enrolled at or accepted by a law school
- Applicant must be at least 18 years old at the age of enrollment
- Applicant must have residency in the United States
- Applicant must be in good academic standing
- Applicant must submit some personal information, including name, contact information, and proof of enrollment
- Applicant must author an original essay on the scholarship essay topic provided
Anyone who meets the following conditions is NOT eligible to apply:
- Employees or children of employees of InjuredCT
- Past recipients of the “First Generation Law Student Scholarship”
- Applicants who are unable/unwilling to be interviewed by a representative of InjuredCT if they were to be awarded a scholarship.
- Applicants who submit the same essay for multiple scholarships
Selection & Award Notification Process
Students who want to qualify for the “First Generation Law Student Scholarship” must submit their application materials by December 15, 2023. The scholarship selection committee will not consider applications submitted after this deadline.
Once the scholarship deadline passes, the scholarship selection committee will evaluate applications based on their creativity and adherence to the scholarship’s eligibility criteria. Age, race, religion, gender, national origin, familial status, or other protected classes will have no influence on the committee’s decision.
InjuredCT can not answer questions regarding the scholarship before or after the scholarship deadline passes. The firm will only contact its scholarship winner after determining who to award its financial support to. The firm will notify its winner via email before making an announcement on its blog.
Students can also expect news regarding their receipt of a scholarship to go out via press release.
InjuredCT works directly with a winner’s law school to ensure that its financial support makes it into the right hands. A firm representative will reach out to the winning student for mailing instructions upon selecting a scholarship recipient.
Your personal information will not be given, sold, or distributed to third parties.
We reserve the right to use the winners’ names and photos in any announcement or communication related to the Scholarships, on InjuredCT’s website, in marketing materials, or in social media posts.
By submitting your application, you agree to our public use of your name and image.
InjuredCT is proud to debut the “First Generation Law Student Scholarship” in 2023. Future applicants can read more about this scholarship’s winners here.
Go back to the Scholarships page here.