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Scholarship

Scott Senft decided to open his first law office because he found value in all personal injury cases and set a goal to help the community as much as his abilities allowed him. He has been successfully aiding those in need of his legal services for the last 23 years and plans to continue doing so. Nonetheless, he has decided to solidify his increasing desire to give back to the community by creating the Scott Senft Scholarship Fund (SSSF).

sThis scholarship is Scott Senft’s way of contributing to and encouraging those sharing his goal to improve the lives of the less fortunate through all legal services.The $1,500 that this scholarship offers is meant for students entering a field where the law is concerned. The scholarship will consider students in the following majors and degrees:

  • Legal studies;
  • Paralegal studies;
  • Criminal Justice degree;
  • Political Science degree;
  • Criminology degree;
  • Forensic Science degree;
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree;
  • Any other undergraduate pre-law degrees.

 

Scholarship Eligibility

To apply for this scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be a legal US resident or citizen.
  • You must maintain a minimum GPA score of 3.5 through the time that you are applying.
  • You must be able to demonstrate full-time enrollment at an accredited institution in pursuit of one of the degrees mentioned above. You can still apply for the scholarship if you have not been accepted into a program yet, but you will not receive the funds without proof of acceptance or enrollment.

Award

The student selected to receive this scholarship will win $1,500 to be used towards his/her tuition for the chosen degree, which must be in the list presented above.

 

How to Apply

  • Complete the Scholarship form found on our website. (Click here to download the form).
  • Submit an essay of 850-1,150 words that outlines your future goals and what you plan to do with the degree you earn.
  • An official transcript reflecting your current academic standing, a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5, and proof of enrollment. If sent via email, an unopened official transcript must be sent by mail to the address at the bottom of this section.

Submit the above mentioned requirements by mail or via email. Failure to include all of these requirements will result in the rejection of your application.

–To apply for the scholarship online, submit your application and materials attached to an email to admin@scottthelawyer.com. The subject line for the email should be “SS Scholarship Application”.

–To submit your application by mail, send your paper application to:

126 S Federal Hwy # 208, Dania Beach, FL 33004

 

Deadline

Applications for this year’s scholarship must be submitted and received by November 15th, 2021.

The selected student will be notified in the late days of December.

 

Questions

Please ensure that you have carefully read the scholarship’s instructions and requirements above, then read the questions answered below. If you have any additional concerns or inquiries, contact us at admin@scottthelawyer.com and someone will respond to your question.

How can I use the scholarship?

This scholarship, made possible by Scott Senft, must be used for tuition expenses only. Your scholarship funds will be directly sent to your college or university.

How many students can receive the scholarship?

The Scott Senft Scholarship will be awarded to one student who meets all criteria and follows the instructions properly.

Will an unofficial or internal transcript be acceptable?

No. We will only accept unopened official transcripts from an accredited university as proof of GPA, student status and academic standing. You must contact your college or university to request an official transcript to be sent to us.

Do I need proof of acceptance and proof of enrollment?

  • If you are a high school student wishing to apply for these funds to go toward your first year of college, proof of acceptance is sufficient.
  • If you are already enrolled at a college or university, proof of enrollment is sufficient.
  • If you are in your senior year of college and are pursuing a Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree, then proof of acceptance into a law school is sufficient.

What can I use as proof of enrollment?

Documentation from your school’s registrar verifying you are enrolled as a full-time student is sufficient proof of enrollment. Unofficial printouts or digital copies of your class schedule will not be accepted.

 

We look forward to your application and wish you luck in your future endeavors!

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Scott J. Senft - South Florida's Top Personal Injury Attorney

Was born in Brooklyn, NewYork. He received his Bachelor of Science from University of Florida in 1988 and his Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University College of Law in 1991.

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