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Shrager Defense Attorneys 2021 Scholarship

UPDATE: Congratulations to Ruth Oware! You have been chosen as the winner of the Shrager Defense Attorneys 2021 scholarship.

Thank you to everyone who applied – it was not an easy decision. We wish you all the best and hope to have you back for next year’s scholarship.

“Helping Yourself and Society” Scholarship

Shrager Defense Attorneys is happy to announce its 2021 “Helping Yourself and Society” scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to one student applicant in the amount of $2,000.

Education is the key that unlocks the potential for individuals to better themselves and become productive members of society. It is an opportunity to discover our intellectual ability, and create a fully realized life through hard work and study.

One’s goal in college should be much more than to simply receive a paper diploma. It should be about becoming as knowledgeable and cognitively skilled as possible in our fields of study. When we become equipped with skills and knowledge we become useful not only to ourselves, but to others.

Eligibility Information

In order to apply for this scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Currently be enrolled in a course of study at any accredited college or university (undergraduate or graduate degree program) anywhere in the United States, and
  • Hold a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Application Information and Submission Deadline

To apply for the 2021 scholarship, please submit the following to by October 15, 2021.

  • Resume with updated contact information;
  • Your spring 2021 educational transcript;
  • A 500-750 word essay describing how you will use your college degree to better yourself and society.

No phone calls, please. If you have questions please send them to

Awarding the Scholarship

The winner will be notified on November 15, 2021. The scholarship check will be sent directly to your university’s or college’s financial aid office.

About Shrager Defense Attorneys

We are a criminal defense law firm located in Pittsburgh, PA. If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges and needs our help, please contact us 24/7.