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Deadline: October 1, 2020
Gerber & Holder Workers’ Compensation Attorneys, a top-rated Atlanta workers’ compensation law firm, is proud to support students of all races and backgrounds in their pursuit of higher education. We are offering this privately funded scholarship to HBCU students to help create opportunities, because we know every little bit helps!
2020 Scholarship Essay Question
To enter our scholarship essay competition, answer the following question in 500 words:
The civil rights movement and the fight to help injured workers have always been intertwined. What are some examples and why do you believe this to be the case?
- You must be a U.S. resident or resident alien who is currently enrolled in classes with a valid student ID at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU).
- Essays must be unique (not submitted elsewhere) and written by the scholarship application signator.
- Applicants must read, understand, sign and return to us the (PDF) Scholarship Essay Contest Application & Rules along with your submission.
- Only one submission per student will be considered.
How to apply for our scholarship
Submit your application and essay by email by the deadline noted above.
Scholarship selection process
Our judges will examine all entries received by the deadline above. A winner will be selected up to 6 weeks after the submission deadline. One winner will be awarded the scholarship amount, and notable entries may also be published on the Gerber & Holder website.
Ownership of entries
All scholarship entries submitted to Gerber & Holder Workers’ Compensation Attorneys, along with all copyright, trademark and other proprietary rights associated with the submission, become the property of GerberHolderLaw.com. By submitting an entry and the signed application form, you acknowledge that Gerber & Holder Workers’ Compensation Attorneys will own all rights to publish and promote the content. All entrants also agree that they consent to the use of their name, the school or university they attend, and the use of their likeness (as in a photograph) and prize information.
Good luck, and we look forward to your submissions! For questions, contact us here.
Get to Know Attorney Ben Gerber
In addition to representing my clients to the best of my abilities, I’m passionate about helping students succeed in their pursuit of higher education, regardless of age or background. By privately funding this scholarship program, I hope to remove some of the stress and financial burdens students face these days. Whether you’re a tired law school student or just starting your undergrad studies, I wish you the best and urge you to keep focusing on your academic success. It’ll pay off in the end!
Benjamin Gerber is a widely respected Atlanta attorney, specializing in workers’ compensation litigation for Georgia workers who suffer back and neck injuries, catastrophic injuries, car accidents and other common workplace accidents. He graduated cum laude from the University of Georgia, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University Law School. During law school, he first began helping individuals stand up to major corporations by working at the Consumer Affairs Clinic. He also had legal internships at the Department of Justice and the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Read Bio