Gordon Law Group Annual Scholarship

The Gordon Law Group scholarship is no longer open as of 2019.

Gordon Law Group represents individuals and businesses in a wide range of tax and advertising law matters. We understand the increasing costs of college tuition makes it more difficult to graduate college for many outstanding students across the nation. Every year we offer a $1,000 scholarship to an undergraduate or law school student who submits the best essay addressing the given topic.

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, college or university, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018.

Application Requirements:

  • The student must complete the online application which appears below by July 15, 2018.  Applications submitted via any other channel will not be considered.
  • The applicant must write an essay (maximum 1,500 words) on the topic below.
  • The student must provide proof of enrollment should his or her essay be selected.
  • The winner must consent to the use of his or her picture and other basic information on the winner page of the gordonlawltd.com website.

Essay Topic:

Write an essay of 1,500 words or less on the following topic:

Should internet advertisers be subject to the same advertising requirements as those who advertise offline?

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 gordonlawltd.com.

Here are some posts that can help you get started:

Compliance With FTC Internet Advertising Campaign Regulations

FTC v. POM Wonderful – Lessons for Affiliate Marketers

FTC Charges Online Marketers and Merchant Account Entities

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: https://www.blogger.com/

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

Announcement of Scholarship Winner:

The decision of the committee is final. The winner will be notified via email or phone by September 1, 2018. The funds will be disbursed directly to the college or university to be used for tuition only. The winning essay may be published at gordonlawltd.com. Gordon Law Group has the sole right to resolve any disputes which may arise in the selection of the winner.  

See Previous Scholarship Winners