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2018-2019 Social Justice Law School Scholarship

For 2018, Steven M. Sweat, APC, is offering a $500 scholarship to any student currently enrolled or planning to be enrolled in either a full time, ABA accredited law school or an accredited undergraduate university in a pre-law course of study. 

Conditions of Eligibility

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be:

• A United States citizen.

• 18 years of age or older at the time the scholarship is awarded.

• Enrolled as a student in a United States college or university at the time the scholarship is awarded in either a law school or an undergraduate institution in a pre-law course of study with the intent to enroll in a law school following graduation.

• In good academic standing with their higher educational institution.

Essay Topic

What does the term "social justice" mean to you and how could you promote "social justice" in your future career?

Submission Guidelines
  1. Name, physical address and email
  2. Name of institution where student is enrolled and proof of enrollment (photocopy of current school I.D. acceptable)
  3. Current Photograph (if you win)
  4. Minimum 1000 word essay on the above topic, "What does the term 'Social Justice' mean to you?"  Students should expound upon both the definition of "social justice", specific examples and how they intend to promote social justice in their career following graduation.
  5. Consent to publication of student's name and photo on our website (if you win).
Submissions should be sent to: ssweat@victimslawyer.com

Note for essay topic ideas, look at some of our related pages on the civil justice system here:






Submission Deadline

All of the above must be submitted to the email address above on or before December 31, 2018
DEADLINE: December 31, 2018

Past Winners

Please see our past winners for previous essay scholarships here: 


Client Reviews
★★★★★
I have known Steven for some time now and when his services were required he jumped in and took control of my cases. I had two and they were handled with the utmost professionalism and courtesy. He went the extra mile regardless of the bumps in the road. I can not see me using any other attorney and I would recommend him to any of my family and friends. Josie A.
★★★★★
Steven was vital during our most trying time. He was referred by a friend after an accident that involved a family member. While he was critical and lying in the hospital, Steven was kind, patient and knowledgeable about what we were going through. Following our loss, Steven became a tough and aggressive negotiator and made sure that we receive a huge compensation. I would refer Steven in fact, this happened 2 years ago and I still speak highly of his service. Cheryl S.
★★★★★
Mr. Sweat is a pitbull in the courtroom as well as settlement negotiations - You can't have a better equipped attorney in your corner! It is a pleasure working as colleagues together on numerous cases. He can get the job done. Jonathan K.
★★★★★
Because of Steven Sweat, my medical support was taken care of. Plus, I had more money to spare for my other bills. Steven is not only an excellent personal injury lawyer, providing the best legal advice, but also a professional lawyer who goes beyond his call of duty just to help his clients! He stood up for me and helped me get through the process. I would definitely recommend. I couldn't think of any better lawyer than him. MiraJane C.
★★★★★
I must tell anyone, if you need a great attorney, Steve sweat is the guy! I had an awful car accident and had no idea where to turn. He had so much to deal with because my accident was a 4 car pile up. Not to mention all the other cars were behind me and they were not wanting to settle in any way! He never stopped working for me and had my best interest at heart! Audra W.