Scholarships

Here at The Law Offices of George Salinas, our personal injury attorneys understand that higher education can be a financial constraint for students and their families. To help students achieve their educational goals, our personal injury attorneys are proud to announce the launch of The Law Offices of George Salinas $1,250 Annual Scholarship.

The 2019 Essay Topic

To participate in the contest, applicants should write a 600-word essay answering the following question:

The growth of autonomous driving technology has led to many companies to begin testing self-driving vehicles on our roadways.  With this technology comes new challenges dealing with public safety on our roads. What safety challenges do these self-driving cars present and what type of regulations should we consider to ensure safe roads for the public? 

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university, or law school in the United States for the Spring of 2019. This includes high school seniors, freshman, sophomores, juniors, college seniors, and law students (L1, L2, L3). Applicants must also comply with all requirements set forth in the “Essay Submission Procedure” section below.

Essay Submission Procedure

People who wish to participate should send their infographic as an attachment in an email to georgesalinasscholarship@gmail.com by March 30, 2019 9 AM CST. In the body of the email, applicants should include the following information:

  • Your name and phone number
  • If you are under 18, contact information for your parents
  • The name of the school you are attending or planning on attending
  • Your current/prospective course of study
  • The best way to contact you

Once the application period has ended, our scholarship committee will review the essays. A winner will be chosen by April 15, 2019. The winner will be chosen considering the following factors:

  • Originality
  • Creativity
  • Proper use of citations

The $1,250 scholarship will be issued directly to the winner’s institution of choice.

Congratulations to out 2018 winner, Conor McNellis!

Scholarship Submission Disclosure

By submitting your essay, you are giving permission for The Law Offices of George Salinas to use name or essay on our website, newsletter, or other social media channels, if selected as the winner. Only one winner will be selected. In the event that the winner fails to respond to the notification within 7 business days, the winner’s prize will be forfeited and a new winner will be selected. The prize will be issued in the name of an accredited college or university of a winner’s choice and can be used towards any fees and/or expenses associated with the winner’s education.

All personal information collected from scholarship applicants will be used only for the purpose of awarding the scholarship.  No personal information be distributed, sold or provided to third parties.

Contact The Law Offices of George Salinas for More Information

The Law Offices of George Salinas is a Personal Injury Law Firm in San Antonio, Texas. For a personal injury case consultation, contact us at (210) 225-0909.