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The Buckfire Law Scholarship Committee is currently accepting applications for the 2022 Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Disability Scholarship.

The Disability Scholarship was established in 2014 as part of the law firm’s commitment to helping students with disabilities or injuries who are in need of financial assistance for educational purposes.

The scholarship is available to students of any age, with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental or psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other conditions.

The scholarship will award $1,000 to one student selected by our scholarship selection committee.

Disability Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Recipient is a U.S. citizen enrolled at an accredited college or university within the United States
  • Has a disability diagnosis from any person qualified to make a diagnosis
  • Completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college or university.

Disability Scholarship Applications Requirements

In order to apply for the Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. 2022 Disability Scholarship Program an applicant must submit the following items on or before October 1, 2022:

  • A completed scholarship application form. (Located at the bottom of page)
  • A one-page typed essay describing how you overcame adversity caused by your disability and what you learned from that experience.
  • An official or unofficial transcript from an accredited college or university that includes your most recent semester
  • Diagnosis documentation of the disability from a person qualified to make a diagnosis.

2021 Disability Scholarship Winner: Gracie Bond, Hamline University

Bond was diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome at age 11. “For as long as I can remember, I have had at least one tic,” said Bond. “Once I received the diagnosis, it was like a weight was lifted.”

Bond is in her second year as a full-time PSEO student, who is committed to play softball at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. She will be majoring in accounting, with plans to attend Mitchell Hamline School of Law in the future.

In addition to playing softball, Bond also spends her time educating others on what Tourette’s syndrome looks like outside of media representation.

Past Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Disability Scholarship Winners

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    Essay

    Please submit a one-page typed essay describing how you overcame adversity caused by your disability and what you learned from that experience.

    Documentation

    Please submit an official or unofficial transcript, including your most recent semester. and documentation from a medical professional or other qualified person with a diagnosis of your disability.

    Certification

    I hereby certify that the information I have provided on this application form and in any attached materials is true and complete.

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