Long Island Attorney Ronald D. Weiss Announces $2,500 College Scholarship Contest

In order to be eligible to apply for the scholarship, applicants must fit the following criteria:

Be currently enrolled in a college or university or planning to enroll as a freshman for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Be in good academic standing with your current educational institution.
If under 18, have the permission of your parent or guardian to apply.
The Application Process
In order to apply, applicants must submit an essay to scholarships@ny-bankruptcy.com by April 21, 2019 on the following topic:

“Current bankruptcy law requires that a debtor go through two (2) mandatory credit counseling courses (usually on-line or by phone) one before the filing of the bankruptcy case and the other at the end of the case before the debtor receives a discharge; are these course both necessary and should they be continued mandatory requirements for a bankruptcy case in their present form.”

Submissions should be in Microsoft .Doc or .Docx format and should be between 500 and 1000 words.

The following factors will be considering in determining the winner:

Demonstrated understanding of the issues raised
Quality of writing
The applicant’s demonstrated the potential for success in a field related to law
The winner of the 2019 scholarship contest shall be notified by email by May 12, 2019. All decisions are final and are subject to the discretion of Mr. Weiss.

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