According to their website: “At the Law Offices of Curiel & Runion, we understand how important education is for everyone, especially single mothers. It can be an uphill battle going back to school while also caring for a child, but the rewards far outweigh the obstacles. We want to support single [moms] who are going back to school by offering two $1,000 scholarships.
“To apply, write a 500+ word essay on the the advantages of going back to school after experiencing motherhood. What tools have you learned as a mother that have prepared you for the challenges you will face as a student? Defend & explain your answer.”
Contact Info: Law Office of Curiel & Runion, 4423 North 24th Street, Suite 800, Phoenix, AZ 85016; email: [email protected]
Deadline: June 5
Award Amount: $1,000 (2 awarded)
Eligibility: Female; mother who is going back to school; enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the US; maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
Requirements: Essay, Unofficial Transcript (no application required)
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Meantime, check out Curiel & Runion’s Scholarship for Single Moms. With only a simple essay required, it’s one of the easiest scholarships to apply for!