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MOVING FORWARD

SCHOLARSHIP

Collins Rupp, P.C. is a criminal defense firm dedicated to defending the Constitutional rights of our clients, protecting them from unfair treatment, and ensuring they are given the due process guaranteed by law.

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FALL 2022 APPLICATION IS OPEN

We understand how difficult it may be for those with a criminal history to excel in their personal and professional lives. Through the Collins Rupp, P.C. Moving Forward Scholarship, our Utah law firm hopes to continue to instill hope and encouragement in individuals who are making an admirable effort to overcome criminal convictions that may hinder their success. This scholarship opportunity reflects the importance of each individual being treated with fairness, dignity, and respect.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE

OCTOBER 11, 2022

The scholarship team can be reached at scholarships@collinsrupp.law

Collins Rupp, P.C. is offering $1,000 each semester to an undergraduate student with a criminal history who proves they are making the effort to change their life for the better.

APPLY TO THE

MOVING FORWARD SCHOLARSHIP

Students interested in applying for the scholarship must:

Have a criminal history (Felony and Misdemeanor offenses, not Infractions or minor traffic violations)

Be an undergraduate student attending an accredited college or university within the United States

Be at least 17 years of age

Hold U.S. citizenship or permanent residency

Note: Preference will be given to students who are engaged in educational pursuits that will contribute to social justice, reducing recidivism, and addressing areas of public and private interest that provide assistance to marginalized populations (i.e. education, health care, mental health, substance abuse, criminal justice, and social welfare).

ARE YOU READY TO APPLY?

Students ready to apply for the Moving Forward Scholarship should submit the following information on the scholarship form at the bottom of this page:

Proof of enrollment (unofficial academic transcript, acceptance letter, letter of admittance)
Applicant headshot (this should be submitted as a JPEG)
Contact information
Essay of 500-800 words answering the following prompt

ESSAY PROMPT

What have you learned about the importance of moving forward? How will your personal experience help you to assist others in improving themselves and bettering their lives?

EVALUATION CRITERIA

Each application submitted will be reviewed and ranked based on the following criteria:

Applicant meets requirements for scholarship eligibility
Essay prompt is answered entirely and meets word count requirement
Essay’s content is clear and organized
Following the deadline, Collins Rupp, P.C. will select the award recipient within one month and notify the winner via email.

QUESTIONS & CONCERNS

Our scholarship team is happy to answer any questions students or schools may have about the scholarship program. If you have concerns or need help, please reach out to scholarships@collinsrupp.law for assistance. The scholarship team is available during working hours, and we look forward to helping you!

Scholarship Application

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