$1,000 Scholarship Essay Contest

 $1,000 Scholarship Contest

Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis LLP announce a first-time $1,000 scholarship essay contest for 2019 academic year students. The winning essay will address the following question in 600 words or less:

How has social media changed the viewpoints of young people who are coming of age in era of #MeToo? Do you think these platforms are having a positive effect on the way the younger workers treat one another in the workplace?

“We at Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis LLP understand the time and effort required to get a degree. We want to assist in helping with the costs of books and tuition for students, ” said John  Winer, Esq. “Sometimes these costs can put a huge financial strain on students and their families. We also recognize the increase in public awareness and concern regarding sexual harassment in the workplace and are strongly supportive of positive solutions to prevent such harassment.”


Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited U.S. college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year.

How to apply:

Each applicant should send his or her essay as an attachment in an email to the Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis LLP scholarship committee at WMBScholarship@gmail.com by July 31, 2019, 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. In the body of the email, include the following:

  • Name
  • Phone number
  • If you are under 18, name and phone number of your parent or guardian
  • Name of the school you are attending or planning to attend in the 2018-2019 academic year
  • Current course of study

The winning essay will be chosen by the Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis LLP scholarship committee based on originality, responsiveness to the question, quality of writing and substantive content.

The scholarship committee of Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis LLP will announce the winner on August 15, 2018. The check will be issued directly to the winner’s college or university.

If you or anyone you know is experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace, discuss options with one of our lawyers as soon as possible. Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis partner attorneys have more than 60 years combined experience in sexual harassment and employment cases. Contact Winer, McKenna, Burritt & Tillis LLP, to speak with an experienced legal professional at 800-652-6137.

Congratulations to our 2018 Scholarship Winner, Dre Hill. You can read his essay here.