Miami Family Law Breaking The Cycle Scholarship

Applications Currently Open!

At Miami Family Law Group, we are passionate about issues that affect families. We strongly believe that by providing financial assistance through this scholarship, we will positively impact and assist a student looking to pursue a college education.

Our Miami Family Law Breaking The Cycle Scholarship provides a $1,000 award each semester to a student who has grown up in a volatile family environment and is looking to further their education in hopes of “breaking the cycle” of strife that they experienced in their childhood and perhaps continue to experience.

All Applications For This Scholarship Should Be Submitted Prior To
11:59 PM On December 4, 2024.

For any questions or concerns, students can contact the scholarship team at scholarships@miafamilylaw.com.

Eligibility Requirements

Our team at Miami Family Law awards scholarships to students who grew up in familial environments featuring difficult circumstances. This may include but is not limited to growing up in a household where a parent suffered from addiction, where abuse occurred, growing up in a low-income single-parent household, or something else. Through your pursuit of a college degree, you are looking to “break the cycle” of strife and create a better life and future for yourself and your family. Other requirements to be a candidate for our Spring 2025 Miami Family Law Breaking The Cycle Scholarship include:

  • You have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • You are or will be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university for the Spring 2025 semester as an undergraduate or graduate student.
  • You are a citizen or permanent resident.
  • You are at least 17 years of age.

Applying For Our Scholarship

Applicants who would like to apply for our scholarship must submit proof of enrollment (letter of acceptance, class schedule, etc), an academic transcript that shows proof of grade-point average, a personal statement explaining how you are a good fit for this scholarship, and an essay. We kindly ask all applicants to submit an essay, in approximately 500 words, that addresses the following prompt:

How do you plan to end the cycle of adversity you have experienced and create a better future for yourself through your pursuit of higher education? What have you learned that you will take with you in furthering your education?

You will find our digital application toward the bottom of this page. Please submit all documents as either PDF or .docx files.

Recipient Selection Criteria

Applicants who satisfy all specified requirements will be evaluated by our scholarship team. To select the winner, our team will judge each application by this criterion:

  • Does the student meet all eligibility criteria?
  • Did the student submit the necessary documents?
  • Did the student answer the prompt in its entirety?
  • Does the student’s essay exhibit organized and clear ideas?
  • Does the content of the student’s essay reflect the student’s personality in an authentic manner?

We hope to have our winner selected and notified no later than January 8, 2025.

Contact Information

For any questions or concerns, please contact our email at scholarships@miafamilylaw.com.

We are only available during working hours. Please do not contact our team via phone or contact form.

Scholarship Application

The Miami Family Law Breaking The Cycle Scholarship is managed through the OVC Scholarship Network.

Contact Miami Family Law Group, PLLC

Our attorneys are ready to help address your legal needs. Schedule an appointment by calling 305-520-7874 or contacting us online.

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