We are proud to announce the first annual Joseph Farzam Law Firm Scholarship Award, which will awarded each year to an innovative and highly creative college student. We seek essay submissions from students who are creative thinkers and problem solvers. The award is designed to capture the essence of the Joseph Farzam Law Firm: outreach, excellence, creative thinking, motivation, innovation and leadership.  Whether you are a star in your local community, an outreach leader, a computer genius, or simply dedicated to giving back to society, the Joseph Farzam Law Firm wants to hear from you and welcomes you to apply.

The Joseph Farzam Law Firm Scholarship Award aims to support hard-working students who are leaders in their communities, think outside of the box and dedicated to excellence in their everyday life and in school.

The Joseph Farzam Law Firm $1,000 Scholarship Award

Everything you need to know about eligibility and the application is found below.

Who is Eligible?

All scholarship candidates must be:

  • Accepted, or enrolled in a 4- year college or university program, OR
  • Accepted, or enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school
  • AND have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA at their current educational institution

Scholarship Award: $1,000

The Joseph Farzam Law Firm will award a single scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to be used at the winner’s discretion.

Application Deadline

  • Only emailed applications will be accepted.
  • All applications must be received by June 30, each year.
  • Winner will be notified within 60 days of the application deadline.

Application Process

Applicants are required to write a 1000-2000 word essay that outlines either their (1) community outreach activities; (2) creative thinking skills; or (3) dedication to excellence, innovation and leadership.

Additional Requirements

The following additional requirements are necessary for all applicants:

  • Application attachments must be in Word or PDF formats only.
  • Applications must be sent via email only.
  • Applicants must include all current contact information including: full name, mailing address, email address, and phone number.
  • Copy of the applicant’s official transcript for their most recently completed semester of school.
  • Copy of the applicant’s latest cv or resume.

Application Submission

Terms and Conditions

·        Privacy Policy

By submitting an application, the applicants agree to allow The Joseph Farzam Law Firm to contact them by phone and/or email, to contact their respective schools for confirmation of academic status, and to post any essays under consideration (along with any applicant-submitted photos) on the firm’s websites and social media platforms at its discretion.

·        Selection of Winners

By submitting an application, the applicants agree to the following terms: (1) the winners will be chosen at the sole discretion of the Joseph Farzam Law Firm; (2) only winners will be notified by the Joseph Farzam Law Firm, and (3) any decision by the Joseph Farzam Law Firm is final and cannot be appealed or reconsidered.

·            Disclaimer and Release:

By submitting an application, the applicants expressly confirm that they understand and agree to the following terms:

Ø  The Joseph Farzam Law Firm disclaims all liability for the inability of a participant to complete an online entry due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond their control, or otherwise.

Ø  The Joseph Farzam Law Firm disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by electronic transmission or other delivery method.

Ø  The Joseph Farzam Law Firm disclaims is not responsible for human, mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: any form of active or passive filtering, insufficient space in participant’s e-mail account to receive e-mail messages, failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet, or on any website, or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online participant’s ability to participate in the Award, and any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Award.

Ø  Entries are void if incomplete, defective, altered, forged, illegible, or received outside authorized channels.

Ø  The Joseph Farzam Law Firm reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and all of his or her entries, or any portion thereof) who tampers with the entry process.

Ø  The Joseph Farzam Law Firm disclaims reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend the Award for any reason and at any time, without any advance notice.

Ø  The Joseph Farzam Law Firm reserves the right to terminate the Award, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as it deems appropriate.

Ø  The Joseph Farzam Law Firm may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion.

Ø  As an express condition of entering, participants agree:

(a) to release the Joseph Farzam Law Firm, its respective subsidiaries and affiliated companies, divisions, parent companies, officers, directors, employees, agents and employees of agents, and advertising and public relations agencies and all others associated with the development and execution of the Award, from and against any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from this scholarship or the use of the participant’s entry and the awarding, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation liability for any travel related to the Award, death, personal injury, loss, and/or disability;

(b) that under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses;

(c) that all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Award, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and

(d) that any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs.

·        Taxes:

By submitting an application, the applicants agree that if selected as a winner, they will be and remain solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize and paying any expenses associated with any prize(s). Winners may be asked to provide the Joseph Farzam Law Firm with a completed IRS Form W-9 with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded.

Questions?

Please submit any questions to: Farzam@lawyer.com