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    2022 Overcoming Adversity Scholarship

    Kopfler & Hermann, a personal injury law firm based in Houma, Louisiana, is pleased to announce our annual scholarship. This $1,000 award will be given to a student who has overcome adversity in their life and has emerged stronger. With over 40 years of legal experience, Kopfler & Hermann law firm has served 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, attorneys Kopfler & Hermann established the Overcoming Adversity Scholarship and are offering it for the fourth year in a row.

    Scholarship Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in college, graduate school, or be a GED holder who is 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 endeavors.


    To apply for this scholarship, please submit:

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


    The deadline is November 30, 2022. Please send your application to kopflerscholarships@gmail.com with the subject line “[Applicant’s First and Last Name] – 2022 Overcoming Adversity Scholarship” by the deadline to be considered. Thank you for your interest in the 2022 Overcoming Adversity Scholarship. 

    Please take the time to recognize our previous scholarship recipients