The Fletcher Firm Scholarship – $500

Great 2016 Scholarship Opportunity
Courtesy of The Fletcher Firm

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The Fletcher Firm serves both Nevada and California, providing legal representation and guidance for an array of situations: from personal injury to criminal defense to civil litigation and more. Our team has the wisdom and tact to navigate every case and determine the best course of action to ensure the process concludes with our client in the best position possible. We treat every case as a unique one and realize we’re handling real people with real lives and real futures that are in our hands. We don’t take this responsibility lightly. The Fletcher Firm Scholarship is our way of providing a small stepping stone to women that also aspire to take on such a responsibility and embody our firm’s devotion to knowledge, strength, and integrity.

No Fee To Apply!

Eligibility Requirements

All female applicants that meet the following criteria are welcome to apply to this 2016 scholarship offer:

  • U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States
  • Must be currently enrolled as a part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate student
  • Cannot have earned in excess of $35,000 in 2015
  • Have an active Facebook page
  • Have an active e-mail address


Triumph and Aspirations

What’s your story? It’s the obstacles we hurdle and the inclines we traipse that mold and prepare us to reach our full potential, or better yet, surpass it. What’s one of the most noteworthy struggles you’ve had to overcome? How did you do it? What helped you along the way? Who helped you along the way? How does this struggle continue to influence your daily decisions and perspectives? And now that you are on the winning side, what are you going to do about it? Share some of your life goals and your plan to achieve them.

Submission Types

Essay – PDF or Word document (.pdf, .doc, .docx)

Write a 1,000 to 1,500-word essay addressing the topic described above. Essays must be typewritten, double-spaced, and 12-point font.

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  1. Read the eligibility requirements to see if you or someone you know qualifies
  2. Prepare your submission
  3. Follow the guidelines for formatting and submission
  4. Submit your entry via e-mail
  5. Share news of your submission on Facebook
  6. Monitor your e-mail immediately following the scholarship deadline

E-mail application entries to:  then add our email address to your safe recipient list within your e-mail provider to ensure you are able to receive notification if you are selected as a winner. Please include in your submission email: your full name, age, phone number, city and state of residence and Facebook URL. Submissions cannot be the property or contain the property of others and cannot contain explicit content. Each submission will be judged on an individual basis.

Winner Selection

The 2016 Fletcher Firm Scholarship winner will be selected one week following the scholarship deadline. The winner will receive an e-mail with instructions for receiving acknowledgment and the scholarship award funds.

Winner Acknowledgement

The scholarship winner’s submission, 500-word bio, Facebook link, e-mail address and photo will be featured on our website for one full year! This additional recognition will serve as an opportunity for potential employers to view your accomplishment on our website. We receive traffic from individuals of all walks of life and all fields of expertise! Whatever your area of interest, being featured on our website can lead a professional in a relative field to take note of your success. And, of course, it’ll give your family one more thing to be proud of!

Participation Deadline

Submissions will be accepted between May 15th, 2016 and September 1st, 2016 at 12:00AM EST.

Additional Information

If you have further questions not addressed in the Commonly Asked Questions section below or would like to receive more information about this scholarship opportunity, send an e-mail to, using the subject line: “Fletcher Firm Scholarship Inquiry”.

E-mails only please. We’re happy to help and answer your questions and will respond to all e-mailed inquiries promptly. We look forward to your submission!

Commonly Asked Questions:

Do I have to be pre-law or applying to law school to qualify for this scholarship?

No. This scholarship is open to all women pursuing higher education.

What if I have not experienced a major struggle in my life?

Entries will not be judged based on the gravity of your life situation, but rather on your ability to articulate your thoughts and what you learned and applied from the circumstances you have experienced.

Can I write about a significant situation that a friend or family member experienced and overcame instead of my own?

Yes. If you vicariously learned a significant life lesson from a close friend or family member, you may write about it. Be sure to include how he/she dealt with the situation, if and in what ways you offered any assistance, and how you are able to apply that lesson to your life on a regular basis.

If I win, how will I receive the scholarship?

Certified U.S. mail.

Can I submit more than one entry?

No. Only one entry per person will be accepted.

What if I don’t have an College scholarship students hanging out outsidee-mail address?

If you do not have an e-mail address, there are free services available to you, i.e. Yahoo and Gmail.

What if I don’t have a Facebook account?

If you are not currently active on Facebook, there is a good possibility you have time between now and the deadline to create a Facebook account and explore. This will be a great excuse to start connecting with friends, loved ones, and people at your school, job, or other network. The main requirements to create a Facebook account are an e-mail address and a picture of yourself. You’ll need to have a picture of yourself ready anyways when your entry is announced as this year’s winner!

Do I need to cite the sources I used for my essay?

No. Essays are not required to include a works cited or references page, however, a plagiarism audit will be conducted. Only original works will be accepted.

What if I want to revise and re-submit my entry?

If you submit your essay early and later desire to revise and re-submit it, you may do so as along as it is before the deadline, September 1st, 2016 at 12:00AM EST. If you accidentally send an older draft of your essay or the wrong file and realize it later, you also may re-submit before the deadline. Maximum: 1 resubmission.

If you have any additional questions, e-mail them to: with the subject “2016 Fletcher Firm Scholarship Inquiry”. Only e-mailed inquiries will be answered.