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Edwards Scholarship

The Edwards Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by Dechert, LLP.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $250, Average: $2400, Maximum: $5000
Application Deadline: 1-Mar
Requirements: Applicant must have a permanent home address in the city of Boston proper (Allston, Boston, Brighton, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Forest Hills, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Readville, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, West Roxbury) and be under age 25. Applicant may attend any accreditted college or university, but their permanent address must remain in Boston. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic ability, and character. Preference is given to undergraduate applicants.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

Dechert, LLP
200 Clarendon St, 27th Floor
Boston, MA 02116-5021
Phone Number: 617 654 8628
Fax Number: 617 426 6567

You can find out more by contacting:

Brenda McCarthy
Executive Secretary

One may find it helpful to investigate any material provided for the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of obtaining money will follow from finding out the requirements from the start and then determining if you qualify. A good first step is to identify the driving force for the Dechert, LLP and what they hope to achieve with the Edwards Scholarship. Once that is done, verify that you have any likelihood to receive the scholarship. Once you believe that you have a decent shot of actually being one of the winners of the Edwards Scholarship, then it is worth it to fill out an application.

An important part of applying for the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Some forms are long and tedious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that you fill out the application precisely. Pay careful attention so that you won't be denied because of some minor point.

After filing, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Edwards Scholarship actually dispenses any funds so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for the expenses associated with school and its personal usefulness, stipulations may exist on how you can use the Edwards Scholarship. It can be difficult to find ways to handle all of your financial needs, and getting the Edwards Scholarship to help with your financial aid can provide significant support. Even if you don't obtain the Edwards Scholarship, try not to be upset, you can find different scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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