$2,000 Scholarship for Families of First Responders

Goodrich & Geist, P.C. Announces Annual Scholarship for Family Members of First Responders, Along with Additional Donation to the First Responders Children’s Foundation

Goodrich & Geist, P.C., a nationally regarded Pennsylvania-based personal injury law firm, is pleased to announce an annual scholarship for both current and aspiring college students that are the child or family member of a first responder.

The scholarship will provide students with $2,000 to go toward the costs of tuition or any other related expenses at a college or university of their choice, anywhere in the United States. An additional $500 will be donated to First Responders Children’s Foundation, whose mission is to provide “financial support to both children who have lost a parent in the line of duty, as well as families enduring significant financial hardships due to tragic circumstances.” 

In order to be awarded this scholarship, you must be a current undergraduate or graduate student with a 2.75 GPA and a family member that is a first responder. To apply, students should fill out the form below, and submit a copy of their transcript, 1 letter of recommendation and proof of enrollment to janie@nextlevel.com. 

 How it Works:

Application Deadline:

The deadline for all scholarship applications is 11:59 pm on December 31st, 2021. The winner of the award will be contacted on or around January 15th, 2022.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Terms and Conditions: Eligibility & Application Process

Privacy Policy:

The recipient of the Goodrich & Geist, P.C. First Responders Scholarship agrees to have their name and information publicly announced on our website, social media channels and other media platforms. For more information, see the Scholarship Privacy Policy below.

Annual Scholarship Privacy Policy:

Once submitted, your application and all information that is part of the application become the property of Goodrich & Geist, P.C. This information will not be shared with third parties, except that we retain the right to use the information to publicize and report on the scholarship. Additionally, the scholarship winner’s name and information may be publicly announced on our website and on social media channels and marketing platforms. Submission of the scholarship application indicates your consent to the terms and conditions of the scholarship, as well as your acknowledgment of the Privacy Policy.

About Goodrich and Geist, P.C.

At Goodrich & Geist, P.C., we are a different kind of law firm. Our Pittsburgh attorneys, Bill Goodrich and Josh Geist, come from ordinary backgrounds and were raised by honest, hard working families. They understand the everyday struggles that working class families deal with and just how much added stress unnecessary injury can cause. With over 50 years of combined experience, Goodrich and Geist has a solid track record of successful results. They have helped many families in Pittsburgh recover compensation for a wide range of personal injuries. From injuries stemming from auto accidents, hazardous products or equipment, to injuries caused by the negligence of a physician, they have handled them all and have the experience to help you recover.

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