Tillman & Associates Injury Scholarship

Tillman & Associates Injury ScholarshipAs one of the top personal injury law firms in Atlanta, GA, Tillman & Associates is committed to:

  • Providing students with assistance in obtaining a higher education 
  • Taking some of the financial burdens off of hard-working students

All students should have the opportunity to attend college and achieve their goals. We are offering a scholarship for college and college-bound students who understand how to overcome life’s challenges and are committed to demonstrating a determination to build useful lives, pursue higher education, and achieve career success. 

The legal team at Tillman & Associates devote their practice and careers to representing workers disabled by work accidents and individuals who are rendered permanently disabled by illness or injury. Tillman & Associates relentlessly pursues excellence in practice. Burt Tillman, Esq. fights for those who cannot fight for themselves. 

Burt Tillman is determined to spread the message about the importance of providing equal access to the civil justice system to all. Tillman & Associates strives to ensure that all individuals, regardless of their socioeconomic status, have access to academic, interpersonal, and community opportunities.

To that end, Tillman & Associates created a scholarship for students currently enrolled or who plan to enroll in a program consistent with this vision. Tillman & Associates understands that education is a critical cornerstone upon which future leaders are made, and providing financial assistance to those in need is crucial. 

Injury Scholarship Application Guidelines

Essay Prompt:

  • What is one challenging experience you experienced in your life, and how did you overcome it?
  • How has this event affected your education?
  • How has overcoming this incident prepared you to meet the challenges of higher learning?
  • How will college attendance demonstrate your determination to move forward in your life, following your challenging experience?
  • What college are you attending or planning on attending?

► Eligibility and Selection Criteria:

Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited high school, community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. This includes high school Juniors or Seniors, high school graduates, or those who possess a GED.

  • Applicants must be enrolled as either an undergraduate or in their final year of high school.
  • Applicants must be age 17 or older.

The Tillman & Associates Injury Scholarship funds can be applied to tuition, books, and/or other fees at the high school, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States where the recipient will enroll or is currently enrolled.

Application Materials:

All applicants need to submit the following application materials by August 15th, 2021:

  • A completed Injury Scholarship Application (provided on our website).
  • An essay (1000 word limit) on the topic (essay prompt) listed above.
  • A valid transcript (high school, college, or university) reflecting current academic standing, including at least a 3.0 GPA and proof of acceptance and/or enrollment.

Failure to include all required application materials will result in a rejection of the application.

► Award:

The selected student will be notified of their selection for the $1,000 award in September 2021.

► Deadline:

Eligible applications must be completed and received or postmarked no later than August 15th, 2021. Applicants may submit their materials electronically or via mail.

The Tillman & Associates Injury Scholarship winner will be announced in September 2021.

Applications submitted by email should be sent to scholarship@tillmanassociates.com. Emailed applications should contain the subject “The Tillman & Associates Injury Scholarship 2021.

Paper applications should be mailed to:

Tillman & Associates Injury Scholarship
547 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA  30308
Toll Free: 800-743-3994
scholarship@tillmanassociates.com