Freidin Brown, P.A. & SAVE Social Justice Scholarships – Deadline October 30, 2020

The Freidin Brown, P.A. & SAVE Social Justice Scholarships provide financial support to LGBTQ and allied students who have strong connections to the South Florida community and are striving to lead in a field of Social Justice. By offering $25,000 in needed financial support, Freidin Brown, P.A. and SAVE hope to give tomorrow’s social justice leaders the tools they need to excel.

The Freidin Brown, P.A. & SAVE Social Justice Scholarships details and guidelines are as follows:

  • We will provide $5,000 in financial assistance to five (5) applicants, totaling $25,000 in scholarship awards.
  • Application Deadline: Friday, October 30, 2020
  • Finalists will be requested to join us for a brief interview before winners are announced.
  • Scholarship winners will be announced on or before December 1, 2020, and scholarships will be funded directly to each winner’s school for the Spring 2021 semester.
  • Applicants must have a proven record of volunteer or leadership experience either within the LGBTQ community or within another field of Social Justice. Our scholarship is open to students who have  completed at least two years of college or be enrolled in or accepted to a graduate program with a focus in social work, community policy, law, education, or any other relative field addressing social justice issues.
  • Applicants must timely complete the below application and submit the following:
    • An up-to-date school transcript
    • Proof of financial need
      • E.g., FASFA form, tax return, student loan receipt, or another official form indicating the need for financial support.
    • A personal statement (500 words max.) as prompted below.
    • An essay (1000 words max.) that addresses one of the prompts listed below.

Students can submit their applications here, and are welcome to contact Caroline Venditti with any questions.

Visit the firm’s website here for additional information.