Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC The Alberta C. Kaufman Scholarship
This scholarship is now CLOSED. Thank you to all who applied. Please check our blog and Facebook page for announcements.
Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC Announces Scholarship
Marshall Kaufman of Kentucky’s Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC wishes to honor his late mother by offering a $500 scholarship to a deserving student. Though not financially able to continue her education after graduating from high school, Alberta C. Kaufman understood the importance of a good education. It was she who encouraged her son to continue his education and eventually attend law school. It is in this spirit of support and encouragement, that we ask entrants to pen an essay telling us about someone who influenced their life in a positive manner, and how that will have an impact on their future. Good Luck!
Amount Awarded: $500
Deadline: May 9, 2017
Winner Announced: June 8, 2017
Amount Awarded: A one-time $500 non-renewable scholarship to be used for post-secondary education purposes.
Who Can Apply? Option 1 - Any Kentucky resident high school senior who is on track to graduate, and currently holds a minimum 3.0 GPA, who plans to pursue a post-secondary degree after graduation; Option 2 - Any Kentucky resident student currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year post-secondary educational institution.
Application Deadline: May 9, 2017
Application Process: All application fields must be filled out in their entirety and the application must be submitted on the Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC website no later than 11:59 pm on May 9, 2017. Any materials received after this time will not be eligible for consideration of this scholarship award. There will be no exception to not submitting the completed application by the due date, so please allow enough time to complete all scholarship fields prior to the submission deadline.
Winner will be chosen by: June 8, 2017. The winner’s name will be announced on the Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC website and the firm’s social media sites on June 8, 2017. Once the submission period is over, updates will sporadically be made to the website regarding the review process, so please regularly check our company blog for relevant updates that may impact finalists. Non-winners will not be notified.
"We want to help those students who not only have excelled in their academics, but who will shape the future of Kentucky and the rest of our great country." - Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC
High School Students: You must be a high school senior, in good standing, and on track to graduate.
College Students: You must be currently enrolled in an accredited four-year university or college, or currently enrolled in a two-year college, and planning to transfer to a four-year university or college upon completion.
Are You Eligible? Essentially, students who are graduating high school and are in good standing, and planning to attend a two-year or four-year post-secondary education, and college students who are either enrolled in community college or attending a four-year program at a university are eligible to apply for The Alberta C. Kaufman Scholarship.
Our Scholarship Requirements For Graduating High School Seniors And College Students
You have earned, or will earn in the 2016-2017 school year, your high school diploma.
You have maintained a 3.0 or higher GPA.
You are a U.S. Citizen or hold Permanent Residency status.
You are a Kentucky resident.
You must complete all entry fields on the application for the scholarship.
You are required to complete the original essay portion of the application.
There are two sections to the application that must be completed in full:
Introduction: 100-200 Words
Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC would like to learn more about the students applying for this scholarship. In 100-200 words, please tell us a little bit about yourself and why you’re applying for this award. Please include any information about yourself that you feel might help you stand out from other applicants. Tell us what makes you unique!
Short Essay: 500-1000 Words
Marshall Kaufman's mother Alberta was very influential in pushing him to be the person he is today. Tell us about someone who has influenced your life in a positive manner and how that will have an impact on your future.
Finalists Must Provide
School Transcripts - We may require an official or unofficial transcript from your current educational institution to assist us in determining your eligibility. If Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC decides that your application puts you in contention as a finalist and potential winner of the scholarship, you will be contacted by Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC and given instructions on how to mail or send an electronic version of your official (unopened) transcript. This will help us to verify that all information provided to us by you is accurate, and that you meet all of the eligibility requirements. Do not send any transcripts until this is explicitly requested by Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC
Current Proof of Enrollment - You will be required to submit to Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC upon request an enrollment verification letter, letter of acceptance from a college, or course registration for the coming semester.
Photo ID - Kaufman & Stigger, PLLC will require a copy of your U.S. driver license, U.S. state ID card, and/or passport. These are each considered acceptable forms of identification to submit to us upon request, for verification that you meet the eligibility requirements as outlined above.