The family law lawyers at Petrelli Previtera understand the value of education and the financial obstacles that may come along with obtaining a degree. For this reason, we are excited to announce our bi-annual scholarship campaign to help students achieve their goals of furthering their education.

The Spring 2021 Scholarship Campaign

Scholarship Window

  • Oct 15th,  2020 – April 15th, 2021

All applicants must submit completed essays to [email protected] by 12 PM PST on April 15th, 2021. The scholarship winner will be announced in April 2021.

Essay Topic

In order to participate in the scholarship campaign, applicants must submit a 500-word essay on the following topic: Each year, divorce affects thousands of children and families. How can parents make transitions for their children easier?

Petrelli Law Scholarship

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

To participate in the scholarship campaign, applicants must:

  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college, university, or law school during the 2021 academic semester
  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution
  • If an applicant is under the age of 18, written permission from a parent or legal guardian must be provided
  • All applicants must include submission in an email along with his/her full name, email address, and the name of the institution he/she is enrolled in

Frequently Asked Questions

If I am not a United States citizen, am I eligible to apply?
If you are not a United States citizen but you are enrolled at an accredited United States college, university or law school, you are eligible to apply.

When will the winner be announced?
The winner will be announced on our social media and website by April 2021.

Will my essay be published?
While there is no guarantee, all scholarship essays have the possibility of being featured on our website and/or social media accounts.

If I have further questions regarding the scholarship, whom can I contact?
You may reach our Scholarship Coordinator by email: [email protected]

How will the awards be provided?
A $1000 check will be written out directly to the winner’s institution.

Please note that all submissions provided may be displayed on the law firm’s website or social media accounts.  Petrelli Previtera holds the right to use the name, profile picture, and entry in future articles.
In efforts to secure the applicant’s privacy, all personal information will be kept confidential from third parties.

Previous Winners

Fall 2020 – Rachel Allison