2023 Trusting Yourself Scholarship

In life, numerous big decisions a person makes could change their life forever. From deciding to pursue an education, a college major, a career change, or something more personal, these decisions can lead to uncertainty and fear of regret, leaving one to worry that they did not make the right decision. 

At Gunn Law Group, we believe that when making these big decisions, it is essential to trust yourself throughout this process. We want to know from students how they overcame the anxiety of these decisions and made their choice. Two winners of this scholarship will receive an award of $1,500.

In 750-1000 words, tell us how you tackled anxiety and uncertainty in a stressful situation with a difficult choice and learned to trust yourself in the process. 


  • The scholarship is open to any current high school senior, vocational student, college student, or graduate student enrolled for the upcoming Fall 2023 semester. This student must also be a legal resident of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia.
  • Employees of Gunn Law Group, their immediate families (parent, child, sibling, and spouse), and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in this scholarship. 
  • Nominees for this scholarship should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and be in good overall academic standing.

Application Requirements

  • The candidate must submit a 750-1000 word essay response to the prompt: tell us about a time you made a difficult decision in your life and how you learned to trust your judgment in that situation. 
  • The candidate must submit a professional resumé that lists their professional and academic experience.
  • The candidate must submit: a transcript from their current school First-year college students, graduate students, or individuals who have recently transferred schools may submit an unofficial transcript from their current school and the most recent official transcript from their prior school. High school students must also submit proof of acceptance to their college or university.

The Trusting Yourself Scholarship recipient will be chosen during the month following the scholarship deadline.

Application Deadline and Instructions:

To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates must email their full application (including the essay, resumé, and transcript) to hgunn@thegunnlawgroup.com by May 31st 2023. Any applications sent after this date will not be considered.

Scholarship applications should be sent with the subject line “Gunn Law Group – 2023 Trusting Yourself Scholarship Application.”

Please send any questions to hgunn@thegunnlawgroup.com as well.

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