GED Lawyers Creates $2,500 Award Honoring Late Judge Edward Rodgers, Palm Beach County’s First African American Prosecutor and Judge
BOCA RATON, FL, February 25, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — GED Lawyers is offering The Legacy of Judge Edward Rodgers Scholarship to a deserving college student for the 2023-2024 academic year. The $2,500 award is available to incoming and current students who are pursuing higher education at an accredited college, university, or graduate school. It can be applied toward a student’s tuition, room and board, books, and other expenses.
The firm created the award to honor the life and legacy of Judge Edward Rodgers, the first African American prosecutor and judge in Palm Beach County and Riviera Beach City Council member. Rodgers died in 2018 at age 91.
Applicants should explain in their scholarship essay what Rodgers’ legacy means to them and how his contributions to communities and overall society continue to make a difference today.
GED Lawyers encourages students from all areas of study to apply. Students applying for The Legacy of Judge Edward Rodgers Scholarship should provide the following information with their scholarship essay:
– 3.0 or higher GPA
– An unofficial high school or college transcript
– Proof of U.S. citizenship or right to work
– Proof of attendance and/or acceptance to an accredited college
For more information about The Legacy of Judge Edward Rodgers Scholarship, students and their families are encouraged to look over the scholarship’s terms and conditions on GED Lawyers’ website.
The scholarship deadline is June 15, 2023. The firm’s scholarship committee looks forward to reviewing the submissions that will come in. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
About GED Lawyers
GED Lawyers, headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, offers comprehensive legal services in practice areas such as personal injury, wrongful death, and product liability. To meet the needs of a growing community, the firm also offers legal help with immigration, family law, insurance claims, real estate and business law, wills, estates, trusts, and asset protection.
The firm offers all services to its clients with compassion, professionalism, and teamwork and will represent them against defendants of any size. Its attorneys give each case personalized attention and are dedicated to doing what they must to prepare and fight for a fair outcome for their clients.
For more information about GED Lawyers, contact the Boca Raton, FL, law office. Interested parties can call the office during operating hours or reach out online. The firm offers free case consultations for prospective clients.
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