Protecting your rights & safeguarding your children’s future
2017 Ohio Domestic Violence Scholarship is open!
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Recipient is currently attending a high school or accredited university or graduate school in the fall of 2017.
- Recipient is a legal U.S. resident and resident of Ohio (can be attending school elsewhere though).
- Academic achievement as reflected by a cumulative minimum 3.0 GPA in either high school or undergraduate transcripts.
Applicants must submit the following by July 31, 2017:
- An official copy of high school and / or undergrad college transcripts for all schools attended.
- One-page essay on how domestic violence affected you.
- A short (1-3 sentences) statement or piece of advice for people going through a similar situation
- A completed Scholarship Application Form
Please mail application materials to:
Laubacher & Company
20525 Center Ridge Road, Suite 626
Cleveland, OH 44116
- The award recipient shall provide Proof of Legal Residency in U.S. (i.e. birth certificate, passport, permanent resident card, etc.) before payment is made.
- The Domestic Violence Scholarship is to be used exclusively for higher education tuition and related expenses. A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the recipient’s education institution to cover these expenses and he or she is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations.
- Domestic Violence Scholarship award recipient will be notified of the selection on or around August 15, 2017.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD HISTORY:
**Thank you for all the Scholarship applications we received for the Domestic Violence Law Firm Scholarship.**
Read more about this scholarship & our recipients in our Law Firm Scholarship Press Release
Resources For Media Professionals:
Domestic Violence Fact Sheet: http://www.ncadv.org/resources/FactSheets.php
Safe Horizon – Get Help: http://www.safehorizon.org/page/domestic-violence-statistics–facts-52.html
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800 621-HOPE (4673)
More Domestic Violence information: https://www.laubacherlaw.com/practice-areas/domestic-violence/