In terms of eligibility criteria, we are looking for either current high school, undergraduate, or graduate students, or soon-to-be students that were accepted to an accredited college, university, or graduate school. These criteria include:
- Having a GPA of at least 3.0
- Providing proof of enrollment or acceptance into accredited institutions
- Submitting applications through the form on the scholarship page
- Applying by the deadline of June 15, 2023
Any submissions received through means other than the form on the official scholarship page, including mail or email, will be disqualified from consideration.
Policy of Non-Discrimination
When selecting a winner, the Kaine Law scholarship selection committee will not discriminate against any entrant upon the basis of any protected category. These include, but are not limited to, race, ethnicity, country of origin, gender, sexuality, disability, enlistment in the military, and veteran status.
The winning submission will solely be based on the quality of the essay and the entrant’s adherence to the eligibility criteria listed above.
Kaine Law will collect some private information from all applicants, such as name, contact information, unofficial transcripts, and the identity of each applicant’s place of learning. Such private information will not be shared, distributed, published, sold, or otherwise given to outside organizations.
This policy excludes the identity and relevant personal information of the scholarship winner, which may be used in various media (including Kaine Law blog posts, press releases, recorded interviews, etc.). Using this information will be done in accordance with the marketing and advertising purposes.
Formation of Scholarship Committee
Kaine Law will form a scholarship selection committee for the purpose of choosing a winner for the Growing Your Community Scholarship. The scholarship selection committee is solely responsible for selecting a winner, and the decision reached by the committee will be final.
Announcement of Winner
The winner of the Growing Your Community Scholarship will be announced via various media outlets, including blog posts, video interviews, and press releases. This will serve as a notification both for the winner and for other applicants. Kaine Law is not required to notify each applicant of their status.