2020 Michigan Workers Comp Law Scholarship

Michigan Workers Comp Lawyers are pleased to offer our sixth annual scholarship for law school students who are actively pursuing a law degree.

The law offices of Alex Berman PC are proud to support future lawyers with the launch of our annual scholarship to assist students with law school expenses. Workers’ compensation is an important benefit for employees injured on the job, yet each state’s laws vary significantly on levels of coverage. Our attorneys continually champion to protect employee rights and encourage law students to learn more about the field of workers’ compensation law. Our scholarship is open to all 1L, 2L and 3L law students.

2019 Michigan Workers Comp Law Scholarship winner, Margaret2019 Michigan Workers Comp Law Scholarship Winner

Our annual scholarship of $500 will be awarded to one applicant in 2020.

Eligibility and selection criteria

Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident,
  • Be currently enrolled in an ABA accredited law school within the United States.

Selection is based on the overall strength of the applicant’s essay

Application requirements

Application deadline: June 1, 2020

Applicants must submit the following items:

  • A completed application,
  • A copy of a current academic transcript with the name of the applicant and law school,
  • An essay of not more than 3-4 pages outlining your point of view on how your home state’s current laws impact employees’ legal rights regarding workplace injuries. Do you feel your state’s laws are too strict or too lenient regarding workers’ compensation?

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please complete the Workers Comp Law Scholarship Application.

All application materials must be e-mailed or faxed on or before the June 1, 2020 deadline. Please send files in either PDF or DOC (Microsoft Word) formats..

Fax to the attention of Jeff Kaufman at 248-539-9322 or email all documents to [email protected]

For questions, please email [email protected]

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