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The Annual Scholarship of Matthew L Sharp Law Offices

High school graduatesThe Law Office of Matthew L Sharp represents individuals injured by the unlawful conduct of others. We understand the increasing costs of college tuition makes it more difficult to graduate college for many outstanding students across the nation.  Every year we offer a $1,000 scholarship to a student who submits the strongest essay focusing on the given topic.

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018.

Application Requirements:

  • The student must complete the online application which appears below by July 15, 2018.  Applications submitted via any other channel will not be considered.
  • The applicant must submit an essay on the topic below.
  • The applicant must give full rights for the use of the essay to the Law Office of Matthew L Sharp for any advertising or promotional purposes.
  • The winner must provide proof of enrollment should his or her essay be selected.
  • The winner must consent to the use of his or her picture and other basic information on the winner page of the mattsharplaw.com website.

Essay Subject:

Write an essay of 1,500 words or less on the following topic:

     What should nursing homes do to make their residents safer?

Your essay must include at least three links to authoritative sources. At least one of these links must be to one of the posts below or to another post on mattsharplaw.com.

Here are some posts that can help you get started:

Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free: https://www.blogger.com/

You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website.

Announcement of Scholarship Winner:

The decision of the committee is final. The winner will be notified via email or phone by September 1, 2018. The funds will be disbursed directly to the college or university to be used for tuition only. The winning essay may be published at mattsharplaw.com. The Law Office of Matthew L Sharp has the sole right to resolve any disputes which may arise in the selection of the winner.

See Previous Scholarship Winners

Please complete the form below to submit your application.

  • Scholarship Submission Application

  • What should nursing homes do to make their residents safer? Enter the link to your blog post below. Do not type entire essay here.
  • By initialing here, I give full rights for the use of this essay to Matthew L. Sharp Group for any advertising or promotional purposes.