Volunteer for Vets Scholarship

Awarded By:

Pontius Tax Law, PLLC

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award available
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Applicant has served in the United States Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, or Reserves OR is the child or stepchild of someone who has.
  2. Must be a current college student or graduate student who is a legal resident of the United States
  3. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good overall academic standing.

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

Description: Pontius Tax Law, PLLC is a proud supporter of U.S. Veterans. The firm’s founder, John Pontius, is a Veteran himself and is committed to honoring the men and women who have served our country. Attorney Pontius started practicing law in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps with the 1st Armored Division in Germany and was later deployed to Iraq. Attorney Pontius also has experience supervising the IRS-sponsored military Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in Germany. There he managed eight employees and ensured quality control of over 2,000 federal and 700 state tax returns for members of the military service.

Application requirements for the Volunteer for Vets Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Website registration
  • Resume
  • Verification of college enrollment
Additional Information: Employees of Pontius Tax Law, PLLC, their immediate families (parent, child, sibling, and spouse), and persons living in the same households of such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the competition.

Award Amount: $1,000 will be awarded to chosen applicant   The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, November 30

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, November 30

Please submit all applications and materials by the listed deadline. Award notifications will be sent out 12/1.
About Pontius Tax Law, PLLC:
Contact Information: John Pontius, Attorney
Address: 1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW Suite 300 Washington, District of Columbia

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