PWC Scholarship Program

We Are Excited to Support Students & Families in Our Community

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At Pacific Workers’ Compensation Law Center, our team provides focused legal assistance to clients facing workers’ compensation cases. We are passionate about giving back to those in our community, and are excited to provide scholarship opportunities to help qualifying students receive a college education. Our firm is proud to support the families in our community, and we work hard to meet the specific legal needs of our clients every day. Contact our office to learn more about our scholarship program.

About The Pacific Workers’ Community Foundation College Scholarship

The Pacific Workers’ Community Foundation College Scholarship will award 2 scholarships in the amount of $750 each to qualified individuals graduating from high school in 2018 and attending a full-time, four-year accredited institution beginning Fall 2018.

One of the scholarships will be awarded to the son or daughter of a Bay Area firefighter or law enforcement officer, and the other scholarship will go to the son or daughter of a current or former workers’ compensation client of Farber & Company/Pacific Workers’ Compensation Law Center.

Qualifications to Participate

1. To qualify for consideration for the Firefighter or Law Enforcement Officer Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be a resident of a Bay Area County (as defined at the bottom of this page)
  • Be the son or daughter of a Bay Area firefighter or police officer (may be retired or inactive)
  • Maintain a 3.4 grade point average throughout high school (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Plan to attend a 4-year, accredited college or university in the United States on a full-time basis

2. To qualify for consideration for the PWC General Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be the son or daughter of a current or former workers’ compensation client of Farber & Company or Pacific Workers Compensation Law Center
  • Maintain a 3.4 grade point average throughout high school (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Plan to attend a 4-year accredited college or university in the United States on a full-time basis

How to Apply

To be considered for any of the previously listed scholarships, applicants must provide the following:

  • Completed & signed application
  • Signed certification & release form (if under 18, a parent or guardian must also sign)
  • Copy of certified, high school transcript
  • A personal photo
  • A 2-4 minute YouTube video answering the following questions:
    • What does fighting for justice mean to you?
    • How do you fight for justice?
  • In-person interview

Important Dates & Deadlines: 2018

July 1, 2018 - All applications and materials must be submitted by 5:00 PM PST

July 15-25, 2018 - Personal interviews will be conducted

August 5, 2018 - Scholarship winners will be announced

August 15, 2018 – Funds will be dispersed

2017 Pacific Workers’ Community Foundation Scholarship Recipient

Samantha Morales was the recipient of the 2017 Pacific Workers’ Community Foundation Scholarship. Sam is a Richmond native who is currently an independent student at Holy Names University in Oakland. She is studying Criminal Justice with the ultimate goal of joining SFPD and working to help abused and neglected children. Sam is the Cadet Captain of the SFPAL Cadets, as well as a member of the SFPD Cadet Program. The Pacific Workers’ Community Foundation is proud to support Sam in reaching her goals. She impressed the scholarship committee with her drive, the obstacles she’s overcome, and her ability to balance her cadet programs, work, and studies.

For more information about our 2018 scholarship opportunities, or to receive a free consultation regarding your workers’ comp case, contact our office.

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