We the Students – 2021 Scholarship Contest

Our 2020 Undergraduate Winner: Nicole Swatten

Our 2019 Undergraduate Winner: Marcus Lantier

Empowering Citizens in Our Community

What makes an upright outstanding citizen in our society today? Citizens come in all different shapes and sizes. Everyone has their own way of giving back to their society, some choose to run for office and others choose to volunteer at local organizations.

So we want to know what makes a good citizen within your community. We encourage you to give examples and make this essay personal. Our Denver personal injury attorneys are looking for emotion, creativity and specific examples from current events.

The best written and most compelling essay will be chosen by our team at Denver Trial Lawyers ® and the winner will receive $1,000 to put towards their college education. The winner of the essay contest will also have their essay posted on our blog!

Scholarship Overview

We are asking students to write an essay of at least 500 words about what makes a good, no GREAT, citizen within their community.

We want to encourage students to find examples and current events from citizens that are serving their community. We are looking for emotion, creativity and compelling writing. Then, we want students to look at how they give back to their community or what they are currently doing to give back to their community.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be EITHER out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2021) OR students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2021 semester.
  • Applicants must submit the essay and other required information by Monday, November 1, 2021.

Scholarship FAQ

What is the deadline for submission?

Applications must be received no later than Monday, November 1, 2021.

When will the winner be selected and notified?

A winner will be selected and notified by no later than Monday, December 20, 2021.

How to Apply

Please submit your application by clicking the button below and completing the form: