Joye Law Firm is pleased to offer students in South Carolina the opportunity to win a college scholarship.

Joye Law is offering six $2,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors in South Carolina who plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall. The law firm also is offering a $2,000 scholarship to help a South Carolina student attend a a Historically Black College or University. Click to learn more about the Joye Law HBCU Scholarship Program.

Every year, Joye Law Firm provides scholarships to help students from across South Carolina with college expenses. The law firm recognizes the importance of attaining a good education to help young people attain their career goals. Since 2006, the law firm is proud to have awarded more than $200,000 in scholarships as part of our Joye in the Community service program. Joye Law Firm is dedicated to giving back to the communities we serve and recognizing and assisting some deserving students.

South Carolina high school seniors who wish to apply for a scholarship should submit an application, a high school transcript, a list of extracurricular activities, a current photo, and a creative entry addressing one of the following timely topics:

  • As a graduating senior, what advice would you give to your younger self (and other incoming freshmen) about navigating peer pressure and avoiding risk-taking behavior like drunk driving and texting while driving?
  • Drunk driving accidents claim over 10,000 lives each year. Show or explain how drunk driving impacts your state, community and/or you, personally.
  • If teens could be elected to the South Carolina House or Senate, what issues facing teens would be among your top legislative priorities? What laws would you want passed or changed and how?

Joye Law Firm is accepting scholarship application packages until May 1, 2022. The creative entry may be an essay, video, infographic, song, or poem. Find more information about the guidelines for applying for a scholarship and an online application form.

The scholarship selection committee will review the submissions with a focus on the creative entry, school activities, and each student’s community involvement.

Each scholarship recipient will be notified at your respective school’s end-of-year awards ceremony or by June 15th if the school does not have an awards ceremony.

Students are also required to nominate a favorite teacher who has inspired their creativity for a teacher prize. Inspiring teachers deserve recognition.

Apply here now.

About the Author

Mark Joye is the Head of the Litigation Department at the Joye Law Firm. A Board-Certified Trial Advocate with nearly 30 years of litigation experience, he currently serves on the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice and is a past president of the South Carolina Association for Justice. In a recent trial, Joye headed a trial team that secured $17 million for a family killed in a tractor-trailer accident.

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