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McDonald Worley Annual Scholarship

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McDonald “Don” Worley has been helping people harmed by others for almost 20 years. He had been Included in the list of “Nationwide Leading Attorneys” in Newsweek Magazine and “Leaders in Personal Injury Law” in Time Magazine, in part for his $100 million judgment won on behalf of a client.  And the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys just named Don one of the 10 Best Attorneys in 2017 for client satisfaction.
Don represents clients across the United States. Don cares about the needs of his clients, and each client makes the decision, with Don’s advice, whether to settle their legal claim or take their claim to trial by jury.

Who Should Apply​

This award seeks female students with diverse backgrounds of race, ethnicity or faith, obtain the degree of their choice from any eligible college, university, graduate school, or law school. Applicants are encouraged to apply in fields in which women have traditionally been underrepresented: science, math, engineering, technology, business, and law. Applicants must be enrolled in or committed to attend a college, university, or professional school for the 2019 – 2020 school year. Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of their application. Applicants should not be immediate family members of employees of the McDonald Worley law office.

Scholarship Description​

We are a diverse law firm primarily operating out of Texas with offices in California and Washington D.C. This scholarship is intended to help students with high character, above-average intellect as demonstrated by academic achievement and a commitment to community service. Our 2019 scholarship is open to any American citizen, who will be attending a college, university, graduate school, or law school in the United States during the 2019 - 2020 school year. Only students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher may apply for this scholarship.

This $1,000 one-time scholarship award will be sent directly to the registrar’s office of the winner’s college or university and can be used to cover the cost of tuition, fees, housing, and/or books up to the Cost of Attendance. This scholarship is not renewable. Applicants will need to submit an official transcript and one letter of recommendation from an employer or professor/teacher in addition to submitting an essay.

Essay Requirements: 750-word maximum

Essay Topic: If you had the authority to change your community in a positive way, what specific changes would you make?

How to Apply: For more information on how to apply, please visit https://mcdonaldworley.com/scholarships

Deadline: All written scholarship submission materials must be received by 11:59 PM CST on December 31, 2019. The winner will be announced on January 31, 2020 and will receive a one-time award of $1,000 in one lumpsum.

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