Futeral & Nelson, LLC Academic Scholarship

About Our Scholarship

At Futeral & Nelson, we understand the value of and the opportunities that come from obtaining a college or graduate school degree. We offer this scholarship as a means for students to relieve the financial stress of pursuing their career goals. That is why we are committed to helping pay for a college or graduate degree with a $2,000.00 scholarship.

Who Can Apply?

This scholarship is open to any American citizen who:

  • Is graduating from high school or undergraduate program;
  • Is enrolled in at least 12 hours of courses in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. college, university, or ABA accredited law school; and
  • Has a 3.0 GPA or higher.

How Can I Apply?

STEP 1 – Complete the online application on this page and including your essay of not more than 1,000 words answering the following question:

Reflect on a time when you faced a significant challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience? Furthermore, discuss how overcoming this challenge has shaped your goals for the future and how you believe it will contribute to your success in college and your chosen career field.

STEP 2 After submitting your online application, email your highschool or undergraduate transcript (required), letters of recommendation (optional) and your resume (optional) to scholarship@charlestonlaw.net

All materials must be received by 11:59 PM EST on May 31st of each year. The winner will be announced on July 31st each year, and will receive a one-time award of $2,000. We will send this award directly to the winner’s school and can be used for all school-related expenses.

How Do You Decide Winners?

Our scholarship is awarded on academic achievement and a written response of not more than 1,000 words to the essay question. Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and resumes.

Terms & Conditions

We prioritize your privacy above all. Be assured that we do not use your personal information for marketing purposes, nor do we sell your data to any third parties. Your privacy is of utmost importance to us, and we have implemented robust measures to protect it. We only use your information to evaluate your scholarship application and to contact you in the event that you are awarded our scholarship.

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Reflect on a time when you faced a significant challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience? Furthermore, discuss how overcoming this challenge has shaped your goals for the future and how you believe it will contribute to your success in college and your chosen career field.