Single Parent Scholarship

Awarded By:

Newland & Newland, LLP

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award available
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. The applicant must be a single parent or a child of a single parent.
  2. Must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school
  3. Must be pursuing a law degree or paralegal program
  4. Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  5. Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: Newland & Newland, LLP was founded nearly three decades ago by a pair of brothers with the goal of serving the residents of Northern Illinois in all types of legal matters. Having grown up in Illinois, Attorney Gary A. Newland and Attorney Stephen S. Newland are proud to have earned a reputation as honest, hardworking legal advocates for clients throughout the region. We have secured millions of dollars in favorable verdicts and settlements for our clients

Application requirements for the Single Parent Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Application form
  • Headshot
Additional Information: We ask each applicant to submit an essay of 500-1000 words using the following prompt: How has the experience of being a single parent or the child of a single parent influenced your educational and career goals? How do you plan to achieve those goals?

Award Amount: Chosen applicant will receive $1,000  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, January 12, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, January 12, 2023

All applications and materials must be submitted by the listed deadline. Winners will be announced February 13th!
About Newland & Newland, LLP:
Contact Information: Gary Newland, Attorney
Address: 121 S. Wilke Road, Suite 301 Arlington Heights , Illinois

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