Freidin Brown, P.A. & SAVE Social Justice Scholarships
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.
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.
Applicants must 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.
Applicants cannot be a past recipient of a Freidin Brown, P.A. & SAVE Social Justice Scholarship.
Applicants cannot be a past or present client of Freidin Brown, P.A.
About Freidin Brown, P.A. & SAVE
Freidin Brown, P.A. is a Miami-based law firm that focuses on medical negligence, complex personal injury, and whistleblower cases throughout Florida and the United States. With over a century of combined experience, our lawyers have dedicated their careers to obtaining justice for their clients. By collaborating with SAVE on the Social Justice Scholarships, the entire family at Freidin Brown, P.A. hopes to promote equality and social justice throughout our community.
Established in 1993, SAVE is Florida’s first grassroots LGBTQ advocacy organization. Their mission is to promote, protect, and defend equality for persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and fighting discrimination against the LGBTQ community. SAVE Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on laying the educational groundwork that leads to policy change both within the LGBTQ community and South Florida at large.
For any questions regarding the scholarship or application requirements, please contact Caroline Venditti at firstname.lastname@example.org.