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Community Leadership Scholarship

The Kryder Law Group, LLC encourages college-bound community leaders to apply for The Kryder Law Group, LLC Community Leadership Scholarship. We will award $1,000 to the winning applicant—someone who embodies the qualities of leadership and a deep-rooted interest in community involvement and improvement.

All applicants must meet the eligibility criteria, submit an application, and write and submit an essay on the topic outlined below. The deadline by which all applications must be received is December 15, 2020.

About The Kryder Law Group, LLC Community Leadership Scholarship

The legal team and staff at The Kryder Law Group, LLC are deeply committed to serving their communities. One way they fulfill this drive for service is by offering scholarships to college-bound students who speak to the issues that the law firm regards as significant and relevant to building a stronger society.

Why We Created This Scholarship

Healthy communities are built on a bedrock of many skills, ideas, and passions. But most importantly, healthy communities are led. The Kryder Law Group, LLC believes firmly that what the world needs most today are community leaders who can direct the growth and prosperity of their communities with forward-thinking minds, service-driven hearts, formidable intelligence, uncanny adaptability, humble self-awareness, and soulful dedication.

Our law firm has created The Kryder Law Group, LLC Community Leadership Scholarship to bring to light the individuals who possess these characteristics and to help support them in their higher education so they may emerge as leaders who can shape the communities of tomorrow.

What We Are Looking for in Applicants

We would like to hear from a diverse group of applicants. It does not matter if you have just been accepted to college or if you are midway through your higher education. If you have a passion for the importance of community and you display this passion through your actions, behaviors, thoughts, extracurricular activities, internships, and/or jobs, and you meet the eligibility criteria below, we want to hear from you.

Eligibility for The Kryder Law Group, LLC Community Leadership Scholarship

To qualify as an applicant for The Kryder Law Group, LLC Community Leadership Scholarship, students must fulfill the following criteria:

  • 3.0 GPA (applicant must attach include an unofficial transcript with their application)
  • Compose an essay on the topic below and submit it with the application
  • Agree to the scholarship’s Terms and Conditions
  • Complete the application form on this page and submit it and all supporting documentation by the deadline

Essay Topic

Please write a 1,000-word essay on the topic below and submit it with your application.

Essay Topic
“What are the three most important characteristics of a community leader and how has your life to date shown that you embody these characteristics?”

Deadline for Submissions

All scholarship applications must be submitted by December 15, 2020, no exceptions.


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