Who Can Apply: John Fitch of the Fitch Law Firm LLC is a victim’s rights advocate and appreciates the opportunity to defend the rights of victims of sexual abuse. The Fitch Law Firm LLC sponsors this scholarship as a way to promote the stories of those who have been victims of sexual abuse, while also showing how these students are overcoming the abuse and moving forward with their lives. This scholarship is also designed as a way to support students who have overcome a history of sexual abuse on their path to pursuing a college degree.
The Fitch Law Firm LLC uses its work and the essays in this scholarship to help educate members of the public about sexual abuse law and the difficulties victims of this abuse must overcome in the short term and long term.
The firm hopes that through the promotion of these stories and essays that the public will become more aware of how sexual abuse can happen and how to protect themselves and their loved ones from becoming victims by practicing safety and increased awareness.
- Available to current college students who are at least 18 years old
- Student must be in good academic standing
Submission: Submit a written essay up to 500 words:
“Students applying for this Sexual Abuse Survivor Scholarship should explain in 500 words or less a personal, original statement that explains how they plan to use education to improve their opportunities going forward in life. The essay also should explain how the students are taking control of their lives.”
Deadline: June 15, 2021