Mark Sherman Law Juvenile Justice Scholarship
Update: 2018 Winner Announced! For more information visit our winner’s page here. Check back for information on how to apply for our 2019 Scholarship coming soon.
Since 1998 Mark Sherman has been committed to serving his clients and obtaining justice on their behalf while also priding himself on giving them the highest level of professional care. Following this mission, Mark has established the Juvenile Justice Scholarship to support up and coming lawyers.
The Law Offices of Mark Sherman, based in Stamford, Connecticut, is pleased to announce that we are offering a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to one student who has an interest in working with young people who have already been convicted of a crime and been sent to jail. We want to support them in seizing new opportunities and giving them the means to be a success in their community. This student may have also experienced and overcome adversity in their life and can relate to these juveniles who are rebuilding their lives once out of jail.
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in college, graduate school, or be a GED holder who are about to attend college; they also must show good academic standing by holding a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The recipient of this scholarship will have demonstrated their interest in serving the less privileged in our community.
To apply for this scholarship, please submit:
- A current resume,
- A transcript,
- A 500-1,000 word essay describing a rehabilitative program the student would design for the purpose of supporting our youth and reducing jail times. The goal of the program would be to reduce the rate of juvenile recidivism by creating and promoting opportunities for youth in his or her community.
The deadline is September 30, 2018
Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: [Applicant’s Name] – Juvenile Justice Scholarship by the deadline to be considered. Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Juvenile Justice Scholarship.
Focusing on civil and criminal litigation, Attorney Mark Sherman and his team are committed to serving you. He can help you navigate commercial litigation, defamation cases and employment and labor law cases and has defended criminal cases such as motor vehicle charges including DUI/DWI, speeding and cell phone violations, assault, murder, larceny, drug possession, larceny, domestic violence, white collar crimes, child pornography. Attorney Mark Sherman is a member of the Connecticut, New York, and Florida Bars.