121 S. Wilke Road, Suite 301, Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Home and Hospital Visits for Your Convenience

FREE Phone & Video Consultations

Home and Hospital Visits for Your Convenience

Call for a FREE Phone Consultation


Video Consultations Also Available

Newland & Newland

Single Parent Scholarship

Apply for Our Fall 2024 Scholarship Today

scholarship 2022

The law office of Newland & Newland, LLP provides exceptional representation and trusted legal guidance to injury victims and their families throughout Cook County and the surrounding areas. Our Arlington Heights personal injury law firm is passionate about supporting the local community and our fellow legal professionals.

We aspire to help single parents and their children overcome the challenges preventing them from pursuing higher education by providing the Newland & Newland Single Parent Scholarship. Our team is offering an award worth $1,000 to single parents and children of single parents who are pursuing a career in law.

The deadline to submit applications for our Fall 2024 scholarship is July 2, 2024.

scholarship 2022

Which Students Are Eligible to Apply?

Our Fall 2024 award is offered to members of single-parent households who are pursuing an education in law. The applicant must be a single parent or a child of a single parent. Other eligibility criteria include:

1Must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school for the Fall 2024 semester

2Must be pursuing a paralegal, legal assistant, or pre-law program.

3Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0

4Must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States

What Are the Application Requirements?

If you are interested in applying, please submit the following materials through the application form at the bottom of this page:

arrowContact information
arrowProof of enrollment at an accredited U.S. college or university
arrowProfessional headshot

Additionally, we ask each applicant to submit an essay of 500-1000 words using the following prompt:

Essay Prompt

How has the experience of being a single parent or the child of a single parent influenced your educational and career goals? How do you plan to achieve those goals?

The award recipient for our scholarship will be announced by August 2, 2024.

How Do We Select Our Winner?

Our scholarship team will review all applications using the following selection criteria:

Does the student's application meet all requirements for the award?

Does the student's essay clearly and adequately address all aspects of the prompt?

Does the student's writing stand out in terms of creativity and thoughtfulness?

Newland & Newland Single Parent Scholarship Winners

Sheraya Bernard

Spring 2024 Winner: Sheraya Bernard

Newland and Newland L.L.P. is thrilled to announce that Sheraya Bernard is the recipient of our Spring 2024 Single Parent Scholarship. Sheraya is currently attending the Southern Illinois University School of Law, pursuing her dream of helping others through the application of the law.

How Can You Contact Us?

To reach our scholarship team with questions or concerns, please email scholarships@newlandlaw.com.

We look forward to reviewing your applications!

The Newland & Newland Single Parent Scholarship Scholarship is managed through the OVC Scholarship Network.

  • Top 100
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Asscociation
  • Manta Member
  • BBB
  • North western suburban bar association
  • 10 Best Personal Injury Law Firms
  • Elite Lawyer
  • Expertise
Back to Top