Sumner Injury Law Scholarship

Scholarship Contest

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The personal injury attorneys of Sumner Law Group, LLC are pleased to sponsor an annual Scholarship Contest to benefit high school students in the greater St. Louis metro area. The firm will award a total of $3,500 in scholarship money to three deserving students.

Enter to Win

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To enter Sumner Law Group’s Scholarship Contest, students should submit an original essay on the following topic:

What inspires you to pursue a career in law?

Scholarship Prizes

Sumner Law Group will award prizes to three students whose essays are chosen as winners of the Scholarship Contest. The prizes will be:

First Place—$2,000
Second Place—$1,000
Third Place—$500

Each winner will receive a check from the law firm to be used for education-related expenses.

Scholarship Eligibility

The essay contest is open to students enrolled in high schools in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Applicants who are 17 years old or younger will need to provide parental consent to enter.

Applicants should submit an essay as a Word document or PDF, a digital photo of themselves and a school transcript.

If you have questions regarding the essay contest, you may contact us at info@sumnerlawgroup.com.

2022 Scholarship Timeline

September 27, 2021 - Submissions Open
April 15, 2022 - Submissions Close
May 6th, 2022 - Winners Announced

The attorneys and staff at Sumner Law Group recognize the crucial role education plays in achieving personal goals and pursuing a fulfilling career. We are fortunate that we are in a position to help tomorrow’s leaders. Good luck to all entrants!

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General Rules

  • Students should submit an original essay of approximately 500 words.
  • By submitting an application and essay, you acknowledge that if you are selected as a winner, Sumner Law Group, LLC will own all rights to publish, distribute and promote the essay.
  • By accepting a prize, all winners grant Sumner Law Group, LLC the right to use their name, biographical information, and photograph for marketing purposes.
  • A selection committee will choose the winners. Submission of a plagiarized essay will result in disqualification. The decisions of the committee are final.
  • Employees of Sumner Law Group, LLC, its boards of directors, and immediate family members are not eligible to enter the essay content.