Cohen Injury Law Group, P.C. Justice for the Unheard Scholarship

brain injury lawyerAt Cohen Injury Law Group, P.C., we strive to help personal injury victims know and exercise their rights following life-changing actions caused by another party’s negligence. While nothing can reverse time and stop a car accident, a slip and fall, a construction accident, or other incidents, our team can help victims and their families overcome such tragedies.

Ideally, following an accident, victims only need to file a claim and receive the compensation they need from their or the other party’s insurance company. Unfortunately, this isn’t the world we live in, and problems like medical debt and lost wages can force a victim into accepting a low settlement offer. People and their families have gone into medical debt following a personal injury.

Together with our founder Wayne R. Cohen, we’ve helped victims and their families overcome numerous obstacles for over three decades. We strive to help unheard victims who otherwise wouldn’t have the means to fight for the justice and compensation they deserve. Our founder attributes our law firm’s success to the “relentless passion to fight for the rights of seriously injured victims.”

To further our goal of helping the unheard in our society, we’ve created the Cohen Injury Law Group, P.C. Justice for the Unheard Scholarship. We’re confident that many students connect with our goal of helping those unheard in our society gain the recognition they deserve. We want to help a student gain the necessary education so that they can strive to create a more just society for those unheard, whether personal injury victims or marginalized groups based on race, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, or religion.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any student currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional program in the United States qualifies for this scholarship. Such eligibility includes accredited community college students, high school seniors, and students who possess a GED and are currently enrolled or have been accepted into an accredited program.
  • The scholarship applicant must be dedicated to spreading the idea of helping unheard members of society, with a focus on personal injury victims.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing. Good academic standing means a student possesses a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 or above.

Essay Prompt & Questions

By writing an essay of 1,000 words or less, respond to the following questions:

  • What unique challenges do you believe personal injury victims face in our society?
  • In what ways do you think personal injury victims in society are marginalized? Are other groups in society marginalized, and how can the law help fix this discrimination?
  • How will your education goals assist you in helping marginalized groups like personal injury victims obtain better representation and justice?

Required Application Materials:

Current resume in PDF format

Essay: 1,000 words maximum. Respond to the essay questions above.

Current, unofficial transcript.

Submission Deadline: Tuesday, April 30th, 2024

All application materials must be submitted by this date.

Award Announcement: Saturday, June 1st, 2024

Scholarship Amount: $500

Application Instructions:

Scholarship applicants must submit all application materials by email to:

If you have questions, please feel free to email the above address.
Please do not call the office with questions.

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