Pioletti & Pioletti Scholarship

scholarshipsAt Pioletti & Pioletti, we’re proud to serve the local communities of Eureka and Bloomington, Illinois. Our primary focus is to provide dependable and trustworthy counsel to residents who are facing tough legal situations, but our dedication to our neighbors and friends goes far beyond what we typically discuss on our website. We believe that investing in younger generations is critical for strengthening our communities and making our legal systems more functional for all.

For this reason, we are proud to announce our scholarship, worth $1000, to be awarded to one exemplary student who displays a strong interest in the legal industry.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • This scholarship is offered to any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or accredited community college program in the United States. First-year college students who are high school graduates (or possess a GED) are welcome to apply.
  • The candidate must be able to show proof of admission or attendance (e.g., a transcript or acceptance letter) at an accredited educational program, as stated above.
  • The scholarship candidate must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • The candidate must be pursuing a degree related to the legal industry, but does not need to be pursuing a degree in law school.

Application Requirements

Please submit the following documents in order to be considered:

  • An updated resumé or C.V.
  • A current unofficial transcript from the candidate’s college. Incoming first-year college students may submit a current unofficial transcript from their high school and a copy of their college acceptance letter (PDF file format is preferred).
  • A brief essay response (1000 words maximum) addressing the following:

Discuss one problem in the legal system, surrounding the practice area of family law, that you believe should be changed or amended. Why is this particular issue problematic, who suffers as a consequence, and how would you change it? How would this change make the entire family law system more functional and beneficial for all citizens?

Application Instructions

In order to be eligible, scholarship candidates must submit their FULL application (written essay, transcript, and resumé) via email. The application deadline is 07/01/2019. Applications missing any of the required materials following this deadline will not be considered. The scholarship winner will be announced August of 2019.

Official transcripts are not required. All materials may be sent to the following email address: joe@piolettilaw.com

Popular Articles

Your Debt Won’t Go Away

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Lawyer Many people who file for bankruptcy are able to get credit after they emerge from bankruptcy. Creditors look at income, debt, and ability to repay when offering credit to people. Bankruptcy doesn’t have to be the end. In fact, it’s really the beginning. The start of a new life for you.… Read More »

How Do I Modify My Alimony Support Payment?

Divorce Lawyers Alimony, or spousal support as it’s sometimes called, is a provision given to an ex-spouse after a marriage has dissolved. State laws vary, but generally, alimony is given for a specified time frame to help the ex-spouse get their financial bearings after a divorce. To modify an alimony support order, it generally takes… Read More »

Getting Orthodontic Help After a Motorcycle Accident

Cosmetic Dentistry  Any kind of road accident is dangerous, but especially if you are riding on a motorcycle, there are all forms of dangers that may be there that you would not necessarily think about in a car. Motorcyclists are much more exposed to the elements than those in a car, and thus can sustain… Read More »