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Kopfler & Hermann Overcoming Adversity Scholarship

Kopfler & Hermann, personal injury attorneys based in Houma, Louisiana, is pleased to announce our annual scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to a student who has overcome adversity in their life and has emerged stronger. With 40 years of legal experience, Kopfler & Hermann and his retired partner Kopfler & Hermann have been serving the Gulf Coast since 1992. As personal injury attorneys, we are committed to seeing that justice is served and injured workers and accident victims receive full compensation for their injuries and damages. Following this mission, attorney Kopfler & Hermann has established the Overcoming Adversity Scholarship.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in college, graduate school, or be a GED holder who are about to attend college; they also must show good academic standing by holding a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The recipient of this scholarship will have demonstrated that although they have encountered hardship, they have persevered and committed themselves to becoming successful in all of their individual endeavors.


To apply for this scholarship, please submit:

  • a current resume,
  • an unofficial transcript,
  • a 500-1,000 word essay which describes how you overcame adversity, outlining a specific roadblock through which you fought and emerged victorious.


The deadline is November 30, 2019. Please send your application to info@kopflerhermann.com with the subject line: [Applicant’s Name] – Overcoming Adversity Scholarship by the deadline to be considered. Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Overcoming Adversity Scholarship.

Kopfler & Hermann covers personal injury, oilfield and offshore injuries, motor vehicles accidents, accidents on dangerous property, nursing home abuse and neglect, victims of sex offenses, bad faith insurance, medical malpractice, social security disability (SSDI) and maritime and admiralty law. We are always accessible to our clients and dedicated to taking care of our clients’ needs, and are proud that 80 percent of our business comes from personal referrals by satisfied clients.