The Kimberly Pelesz Scholarship – $2,000

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2017 Scholarship Opportunities

Brought to you by Kimberly Pelesz New York Law, LLC

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The Kimberly Pelesz Scholarship was designed to encourage hardworking, ambitious undergraduate or graduate students to achieve success at the university of their choice in New York and beyond. Kimberly Pelesz, who is the founder of this $2,000 university scholarship, attended community college, a four year university for her bachelor’s degree and master’s of public administration, and then law school. So she understands the importance of funding a college education. She believes strongly that you should be able to attend the college of your choice and to receive financial assistance. She is pleased to offer qualified applicants the Kimberly Pelesz Scholarship, which will be offered till June 1, 2017 for submissions.

The $2,000 Kimberly Pelesz Scholarship could be for you if you are a current undergraduate student pursuing a master’s or law degree.

In the words of Ms. Pelesz, “My law firm is very pleased to offer highly qualified applicants a $2,000 scholarship so that they can achieve their long-term educational goals with minimal college debt. I look forward to reviewing your applications.”

Kimberly Pelesz Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

You may apply for this $2,000 scholarship if you meet the following requirements:

  • Are a citizen of the U.S. or a U.S. permanent resident.
  • Are from 18-45 years of age.
  • Are a current undergraduate or graduate student with at least a 3.5 GPA.
  • Are pursuing a master’s or law degree; majors must be theater, performing arts, political science, philosophy or pre-law.
  • Have shown strong leadership skills in extracurricular activities
  • Have participated in non-profit programs and/or have volunteered in the arts or on behalf of the disadvantaged.

Kimberly Pelesz Scholarship Scholarship Essay Topic

If you want to be considered for this $2,000 scholarship award, applicants must complete an essay on one the following topic:

  • What has been the biggest failing and/or challenge in your personal or professional life? What have you had to do to overcome this weakness or challenge, and how has it made you a stronger person? How will your overcoming of that obstacle serve you in your college life and career?

The essay should be from 1,000 to 3,000 words.

How to Submit Your Essay

Your written essay must be of high quality, contain no spelling or grammatical errors, and be 100% original to you. You must provide the essay in a Microsoft Word document.

Your essay must be typed, single spaced and feature 12 point font. Essays below 1,000 words or more than 2,000 words will not be considered.

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Application Process for this $2,000 Scholarship

  1. Please review all eligibility requirements with care.
  2. Write your essay.
  3. Follow the submission guidelines for your essay carefully.
  4. Read all eligibility requirements to determine if you are eligible.
  5. Submit your entry.
  6. After the submission deadline passes, watch your email carefully, as winners will be notified through that channel.
  7. To submit your essay, please send it to the following email address. We advise you to add this address to your safe recipient list to ensure that you know if you win the award. With the essay submission, kindly include name, age, telephone number, and your mailing address.

Selection Process

The winner of the Kimberly Pelesz 2017 Scholarship will be selected within a few days after the deadline has passed. The winner will be notified by email.


Receiving the $2,000 Kimberly Pelesz Scholarship is an honor, and her law firm will feature you on its website with your name, 500 word bio, and photo if you like. Having your name, bio and photo featured on our website will offer you a tremendous amount of personal and professional exposure that can provide you with many future opportunities. You may also link to this announcement on your resume and bring it up in your college and job applications. Remember, people like to see specific examples of your results and achievements, and winning this $2,000 scholarship shows that you are a high achiever.

Kimberly Pelesz 2017 Scholarship Application Deadline

Submissions are being accepted from till June 1, 2017.  We look forward to receiving your applications.

More Information

Do you still have questions about this scholarship? We look forward to hearing your questions and comments at: [email protected] Please use this as your subject line: “Kimberly Pelesz Scholarship Inquiry.” Thank you for your interest.

We understand that you would like to hear more from us about this scholarship. We are pleased to help you. Please email us at: [email protected] and use the subject “Kimberly Pelesz Scholarship Inquiry.” Thank you very much for your interest.

FAQs About The Kimberly Pelesz Scholarship:

How will the recipient receive the award?

In the mail.

Can I turn in multiple entries?

No. Just one submission per person.

Can I resubmit a revised version of submission?

Yes, but only one resubmission is allowed and it must be received by June 1, 2017.

I’m not a fan of College scholarship students hanging out outsidee-mail, but still want to apply? Am I allowed?

No, you must have a valid e-mail to apply.

If you have any additional questions, e-mail them to [email protected] with the subject “Kimberly Pelesz Scholarship Inquiry.”




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