Empowering Women in Law Scholarship Application

Offered by The Pearce Law Firm

The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law.

This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000.00 & will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2015).


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  • Requirements

    • This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on academic achievement, school & community activities, demonstrated leadership abilities & financial need.
    • The scholarship must be submitted, in full, by December 31, 2014. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
    • INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
    • The applicant must be a current female law student.
    • Applicant will have successfully completed at least one semester of law school but will not yet have graduated by fall semester of 2015.
    • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
    • A transcript must be attached for application to be considered.
    • An unopened copy of transcripts, sent from the applicant’s most recent law school will be required from finalists before award is presented.
    • This scholarship is a one-time award worth $2,000.
    • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.
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The Pearce Law Firm

Compassionate & Thorough Attorney

“My mother was in an accident while a passenger in a van. I knew my mother would not be comfortable with most attorneys. Edie was very compassionate and understanding. Yet, she was very tough with the insurance company. She was very thorough in getting all the medical bills paid. My mother received a settlement that I could not have imagined.”

Written by: Elaine, Souderton – PA

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