Sumner Law Group offering $2,500 college scholarship 


At Sumner Law Group, we understand that obtaining an education is the pathway to success for many young Americans. As attorneys, we all have earned both undergraduate degrees as well as successfully completed a rigorous three-year Juris Doctorate before being even eligible to sit for the Missouri Bar Exam. Through these experiences, we have come to understand the often significant financial burdens associated with obtaining an education beyond high school, which is why we are pleased to announce that we will be awarding $2,500 college scholarship to the winner of our newly created essay contest. By creating this award, we hope to help the next generation of students realize their educational and professional goals.

If you can answer this question in 500 words, you may receive a $2,500 college scholarship!

Your Essay Question:

I was injured in an accident and it affected my life in a way that wasn’t expected. I learned many things about myself during that period. What did you learn, and how are you applying it to your daily life? 

Scholarship eligibility and application requirements

The Sumner Law Group College Scholarship is open to individuals who are currently attending or are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the fall 2016 semester.

This scholarship is only available for students attending domestic US based colleges.


In order to participate in the essay contests, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the question posed at the top of this page as an attachment to In addition, applicants must provide the following information:

    •    Their full name, address, and phone number

    •    The name of the institution they plan to attend in the fall of 2016

    •    Their major or other program of study

    •    If the applicant is under 18, contact information for his or her parents or other legal guardian

Upon receipt of their materials, our attorneys will review the submissions and determine a winner based on the quality of the response and the applicant’s demonstrated potential for academic success.

    •    Please submit your essays by 8/24/16 to

    •    Winners will be notified by email on or around 9/01/2016.

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