The Ankin Law Office Offers Annual $1,500 Scholarship

Ankin Law understands the financial challenges college students face. Every year we offer a $1,500 scholarship to an undergraduate or law school student who submits the best essay addressing the topic below. The submission deadline is July 15, 2018.


Qualified applicants will:

  • Submit a fully completed application no later than July 15, 2018.
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited community college, college or university, or an accredited law school or graduate school starting in the fall of 2018.
  • Submit your own original work.
  • Provide proof of enrollment should his/her submission be selected.

2018 Essay Prompt

Write an essay of 1,500 words or less on the following topic: How can businesses lessen the risk of personal injury to either employees or customers?

Your essay must include at least three links to authoritative sources. At least one of these links must be to one of the posts below or to another post on

Here are some blog posts that can help you get started:
Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation for Trigger Finger?
What Workers’ Compensation Benefits Are Available for Labral Tear or Shoulder Injury?
Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation for Traumatic Brain Injury?
Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation for Poison Oak?
Are Illinois Workers’ Compensation Benefits Available for Thumb Synovitis?


How to Apply

The Ankin Law Scholarship for 2018 requires that you submit a completed application no later than July 15, 2018. Applications received after July 15, 2018 will not be considered.

Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free: 

You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website.

Applications may only be submitted through the form below. A submission via any other channel will not be considered. Ankin Law, in its sole discretion, will pick the scholarship winner.

Announcement of the Scholarship Winner

The winner will be selected from all eligible applications and will be announced on the Ankin Law website by September 1, 2018. The winning applicant will be notified by email. The funds, which are to be used for tuition only, will be disbursed directly to the college or university after the winner has been announced and proof of post-high school enrollment has been verified.

The winner’s essay submission may be published on The Ankin Law Office College Scholarship and reserve the right to publish submissions received. Ankin Law has the sole right to resolve any disputes which may arise in the selection of the award winner. There will only be one award allotted.

See Previous Scholarship Winners


Scholarship Submission Application

  • Enter the link to your blog post. Do NOT type entire essay here.
  • By initialing here, I give full rights for the use of this essay to Ankin Law for any advertising or promotional purposes.