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    2023 Overcoming Adversity Scholarship

    At Kopfler & Hermann, we are pleased to continue our annual scholarship for 2023! This $1,000 award will be given to a student who has overcome adversity and 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 serving justice and ensuring injured workers and accident victims receive full compensation for their injuries and damages. Following this mission, the attorneys at Kopfler & Hermann established the Overcoming Adversity Scholarship and are offering it for the fifth year in a row.

    Scholarship Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in college, graduate school, or 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 the following:

    1 . An essay of 500-1000 words that describes how you overcame adversity, outlining a specific roadblock through which you fought and emerged victoriously.

    2 . A professional resumé that lists your professional and academic experience.

    3 . A unofficial transcript from your current school.

    • First-year college students, graduate students, or individuals who have recently transferred schools may submit an unofficial transcript from their current school, as well as the most recent official transcript from their prior school.
    • High school students must also submit proof of acceptance to their college or university


    The deadline is November 30, 2023. Please send your complete application (Including your resume, transcript, and essay) to kopflerscholarships@gmail.com with the subject line: “[Applicant’s First and Last Name] – 2023 Overcoming Adversity Scholarship” by the deadline to be considered.

    Thank you for your interest in the 2023 Overcoming Adversity Scholarship!

    Please take the time to recognize our previous scholarship recipients!