The Dickmann Reason Bogigian & White Scholarship for the Future

At Dickmann Reason Bogigian & White, we understand that the right attorney can make all the difference – and we also understand that a lawyer doesn’t need to be in a high-profile legal battle to make an impact on the life of their clients.

When people get in touch with us, we make sure to provide them with care, attention, and a legal guide that can help them map out their futures. We know that everyone should spend some time thinking about how they can care for their family and friends, and we believe that this compassion for your loved ones can make the world a better place.

Retirement and estate planning is all about looking towards the future – and what better way to look towards the future than to support scholars who are looking to enter the legal profession? To encourage students who are dedicated to the same values that we uphold at our firm, we are introducing the Dickmann Reason Bogigian & White Scholarship for the future.

This is an exciting opportunity for prospective legal scholars: $1,000 will be awarded to an exemplary student with an interest in legal studies and a drive to enter the field of estate and retirement planning. By taking steps to plan ahead and demonstrating an understanding of the importance of wills, trusts, and more, the successful applicant will also prove they embody our key values: Compassion for those closest to us, and keeping the wellbeing of our families and friends in our hearts.

Eligibility criteria

This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional program in the United States. This includes accredited community college students as well as high school seniors and students who possess a GED who have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited program.

  • The scholarship applicant must be dedicated to trying to improve the lives of others and be able to demonstrate this commitment in their essay.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above.

Essay prompt & questions

Respond to the following prompt and questions in an essay of 1,000 words or less:

  • Estate planning is an important part of life. What has been your experience with estate planning – whether your own or somebody else’s?
  • Nobody likes thinking about their mortality, but it’s an important part of estate planning. How would you ensure your loved ones are cared for if you’re no longer able to help them?
  • Tell us about what drives you to enter the legal profession.

Required application materials: 

  • “Current Resume in PDF format;
  • Essay: 800-word minimum and 1,000-word maximum. Visual creativity encouraged; and
  • Current, unofficial transcript.

Submission Deadline

All application materials must be submitted by this date: December 1, 2022

Award Announcement: by January 31, 2023

Application Instructions

Scholarship applicants must submit all application materials and questions by email to:

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