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National Creditors Bar Association 2018 Scholarship Program
David Rothman and Mitchell Williamson
Co-Chairs, Awards and Scholarship Committee
National Creditors Bar Association is offering a college scholarship of $5000 to a student who is employed by, or is a child of any attorney or staff member of any NCBA Law Firm Member. The criteria and terms of the scholarship competition are set out below:
One scholarship of $5000 will be awarded in the form of a check, to be used for tuition, fees (to include room and board), books, supplies or equipment connected with enrollment in a non-vocational, accredited two-year or four-year college or university in pursuit of a degree. One or more runners-up may be awarded a scholarship of a lesser amount.
in pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree who is employed by, or is a child of an attorney or staff member of any current NCBA Law Firm at the time of application is eligible. An attorney or staff member of the member firm must have attended at least one NCBA Conference in the past four years. Please note: Applicants who have previously won the top prize are excluded from participation.
Entrants will complete the Scholarship Application and submit either an essay OR a video on the topic:
The Importance of Access to Credit: Dos and Dont's to Establish and Maintain Good Credit
NCBA encourages applicants to be creative and thoughtful in their submissions. A panel of judges and the NCBA Awards & Scholarship Committee will evaluate the submissions based on originality, clarity and insight of the subject matter.
Only one submission and application per person will be accepted. Applicants agree to allow NCBA to utilize all submissions without compensation.
All submissions must be submitted with the NCBA 2018 Scholarship Application, which can be obtained by contacting NCBA’s Membership Team at (202) 861-0706 or emailing email@example.com.
Applications and submissions must be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 11:59pm PST on Friday, July 13, 2018. The subject line of the email should be “NCBA 2018 Scholarship Opportunity.”
Announcement of Recipient
The recipient will be announced late August 2018. The recipient will be asked to submit a photo for publication. The decision of the NCBA Awards & Scholarship Committee is final.
National Creditors Bar Association 2017 Scholarship Program Results
National Creditors Bar Association has awarded its 2017 Scholarships to four college students. The scholarship program was established to promote financial literacy to our future leaders of our communities. Applicants were asked to submit a video or essay on the topic “Should financial literacy be required curriculum for high school students?” The submissions were judged on originality, clarity and insight on the subject.
The 2017 Scholarships were sponsored by Stratus Payment Solutions.
Members of National Creditors Bar Association’s client community and the National Creditors Bar Association Awards and Scholarship Committee willingly served as judges this year. National Creditors Bar Association wishes to thank the judges for their commitment to this worthwhile project.
Second Place Winner – Evelyn Saunders
Honorable Mention – Griffin Scott
Honorable Mention – Robert Tromberg
Congratulations to all the winners and good luck on your future college endeavors!