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Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship Program

Thomas J. Henry is excited to announce a biannual scholarship program, open to students throughout the United States. As personal injury lawyers, we know how important education is to long-term career success and understand how scholarships can make a difference in helping students achieve their educational goals.

$1,000 Scholarship

The Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship Program will award $1,000 to one student per academic semester. The student must be attending or planning to attend an accredited college or university during the semester for which the scholarship application is awarded.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, each student must be enrolled in, or planning to enroll in, an accredited college or university. Applicants currently enrolled in a college or university must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 to qualify for the scholarship.
The scholarship is available to all students ages 18 and over, at all levels from high school senior to graduate school.

The Scholarship Essay

To be considered for the Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship, students must submit an original essay explaining the importance of leadership.

Essay Theme 
The Thomas J. Henry Leadership Scholarship rewards students who show skills in motivating others inside and outside of the classroom. We look to leaders for advice, direction, inspiration, and to keep us moving forward when things get tough. Share your leadership role experience, whether it was for your school’s sport team, club, outside organization, church, or volunteer group, and you could win $1,000 in financial aid to use toward educational expenses.

Essay Requirements 
All essays should be between 750 and 1,000 words, and submitted via email, (Microsoft Word document preferred), to submissions@thomasjhenrylaw.com on or before our semester deadlines:

  • Spring Semester Deadline: November 1
  • Fall Semester Deadline: July 1

Please include the following in your application:

  • Your name, email address, and phone number in the email
  • Your name, email address, and phone number at the top of each page of the essay
  • A copy of your most recent school transcript and proof of college enrollment

Please Note: Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.8 to qualify for the scholarship.