The 2018-2019 scholarship application period is now closed. The winners will be announced by September 1st. Please check back in late fall for the 2019-2020 scholarship information. Thank you.

 

Jason D. Mills & Associates 2019 Union Scholarship

 

Jason D. Mills Law Offices Annual Scholarship for Union Workers recognizes the difficulties our union workers face everyday in their work life. We hope this $1,000 scholarship will help the award recipient further their academic career.

The funds will be used for tuition and books only and be paid directly to the award recipient’s educational institution. A committee will select the winner based on the essay submitted on the topic below.

Eligibility Criteria

This scholarship is open to Union Workers and immediate family members (parents, children) who will be enrolled full-time in fall 2019 in an accredited community college or university (undergraduate or graduate), earning credits toward a degree (associate, baccalaureate, or graduate).  Trade or vocational programs will also qualify.

This Years Essay Topic

Write an essay on the following topic:

Describe different jobs you have worked in, the safety risks associated with them, and design a step-by-step guide for the employers with ideas on how to make them, safer.

 

Format And Expected Standards

Please follow these guidelines:

  1. The Essay must be 1,500 words or less.
  2. Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free: https://www.wordpress.com/.
  3. Include at least three “clickable” links to authoritative sources. At least one of these has to go to an article on Mills Law blog. We added some below to get you started. Feel free to use different posts from our blog archive as well.
    Please note that the link to Mills Law must be “clickable,” meaning that it is not enough to simply cite to the post. (Quick tip: In order to make a link clickable, highlight the entire link, click “Command + K” on your keyboard).
  4. You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website and the blog post must be set to “public”.
  5. The work must be your own.

Essays submitted as GoogleDoc Files, private blog posts, etc. will not be considered.

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Bonus Points

Students who give us a social-media shoutout will be credited with one bonus point per social-media channel. The shoutout should include a link to the Jason Mills Law website and a tag (link) to our respective Social Media Account. Please use the hashtag #jasonmillsunionscholarship2019 so we can find your account easier.

 

This is not a requirement and students without social media access will still be considered. Multiple shoutouts within the same social media channel are appreciated but will not result in additional points. We will not credit points for channels on which we are not active. Please find a list of our Social Media accounts below.

Facebook

LinkedIn

How to Apply + Requirements

All applications must be filled out and materials received via the form below by July 15, 2019. Applications submitted via any other channel will not be considered. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered. The decision of the committee is final. The winner will be notified by email or phone by September 1 of 2019. Scholarship funds will be disbursed to the college or university by the end of September of 2019.

Our scholarship recipient will also be asked to submit a current photo to be published in an announcement to recognize this year’s winner on our website.The winner must provide proof of union membership and full-time enrollment.

Please complete the form below to submit your application.

  • By initialing here, I give full rights for the use of this essay to Jason D. Mills & Associates for any advertising or promotional purposes

By submitting your application, you consent to Jason D. Mills Law Offices publishing your essay and picture on jasondmills.com. Jason D. Mills  Law Offices has the sole right to resolve any disputes which may arise in the selection of the award winner. There will only be one award allotted.