Over the past few decades, the expense of higher education has sky-rocketed, making it more difficult than ever for some students to reach their scholastic goals. Attorney Thomas Curcio fully appreciates the value of higher education, as well as the enormous investment of time and capital that comes with achieving it.
As a result, Curcio Law is offering students a chance to compete for a $1,000 college scholarship to help them offset educational costs. Application and eligibility details can be found below.
In order to be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
In order to apply, applicants must submit an essay to [email protected] on the following topic:
Submissions should be in Microsoft.doc or .docx format and should be between 750 and 1000 words.
A demonstrated understanding of the issues associated with distracted driving today will be considered in determining the winner.
Originality is required, and all submitted essays with be checked for plagiarism. A plagiarized essay will not be considered.
Applicants must provide:
Spring 2021 Semester Deadline: January 15, 2021
Fall 2021 Semester Deadline: July 31, 2021
The scholarship winner will be notified directly approximately 14 days after the submission deadline.
By submitting an entry, Curcio Law reserves the right to use and distribute the submitted material at its discretion. The entrants agree that Curcio Law has permission to use their name, image and any material provided for marketing purposes. The awarded scholarship will be sent directly to the school in the recipient’s honor.
Tom Curcio, the driving force behind Curcio Law, is a dedicated trial lawyer with more than 37 years of experience in Northern Virginia. He has dedicated his career to representing people who have been seriously injured through no fault of their own. He works tirelessly to obtain the compensation his clients are legally entitled to…
Rakin Hamad is a graduate of the George Mason Law School and joined Curcio Law as an associate in August 2018. Rakin works closely with Tom Curcio and staff in preparing cases from the initial client meeting through trial and has been a perfect fit for the firm. During law school, Rakin interned at the…
Justin Curcio received his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 2015, where he was awarded an academic scholarship. During law school, he worked for the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office and the law firm of Bartlett, McDonough & Monaghan, LLP. Justin also spent a semester studying law at the University of Glasgow…
Riann Winget, a native Texan, graduated with a BA in Psychology and a Minor in Legal Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 2017. She was a member of the varsity soccer team, Chi Omega Sorority, and was on the university board for Big Brothers Big Sisters. After graduation, she joined AmeriCorps and taught preschool…
Maureen Burke was born and raised in the Boston, Massachusetts area and relocated to the Alexandria area in 1984 where she and her husband raised their three children. Maureen graduated with a BS in Nursing from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire and an MS in Nursing from George Mason University. Maureen has worked at…
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