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Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law, Offering $1,000 Scholarship

Corban Gunn, Attorney at Law, a personal injury lawyer located in Biloxi, Mississippi, is offering a twice-yearly $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently attending or plan to attend their first year of college or graduate school in the upcoming fall or spring semester. Corban Gunn believes that by helping students overcome the increased costs of attending college, our world can become a brighter place for today’s generation and all future generations.

The current open submission period is for Fall 2017.

Scholarship Details and Guidelines

  • Students can be attending or planning to attend any college or graduate school in the United States.
  • All applicants must be attending or plan on attending for their first year.
  • As proof of your first-year status, you will need to submit a digital copy of your acceptance letter—complete with the college letterhead—from that college.
  • The current scholarship will be rewarded for the semester starting in Fall 2017.
  • All applications for the current semester are due by August 1, 2017.

Essay Topic

To apply, you’ll need to submit a 500+ word essay on the following topic:

How can college students live safer lives?

Once the application period closes, Corban will determine a winner based on the following factors: feasibility, creativity, and the applicant’s level of knowledge in the topic as well as their ability to write a well-crafted essay. He isn’t necessarily looking for an “A”-grade essay from an English or law student, but rather an essay that explores the topic uniquely—one that perhaps encourages students to think about safe ways to enjoy the college lifestyle in a new way.

By submitting your essay to us, you agree that your essay may be featured on our blog. We will publish the winning essay as well as a couple of the top contenders. Published essays may appear with minor edits in place.

Application Instructions

To submit your application and essay, email us the completed essay, a digital copy of the acceptance letter from your college or graduate school verifying your first-year status, and some brief information about yourself to corbangunnlaw@gmail.com with the email subject “Fall 2017 Scholarship Submission”.

In the body of your email please include your name, address, phone number, and the name of your current/planned school. Feel free to include a brief paragraph telling us about yourself and your career and college-related goals. The essay should be attached as either a .DOC, .DOCX, .PDF, or .RTF, or included in the body of the email.

Send all applications and questions to corbangunnlaw@gmail.com. We look forward to reading your applications and essays!

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