2019 Price Benowitz Make a Difference Scholarship

Due to the Price Benowitz personal commitment to affecting real change in the world, we are proud to announce the Price Benowitz Make a Difference Scholarship. This scholarship will award $500 to a deserving student who puts forth a thoughtful, creative, and meaningful response to how their dream will make a necessary and practical change in the world.

Scholarship Eligibility

This scholarship is offered to any student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. This includes incoming first-year college students who are high school graduates or possess a GED. The scholarship candidate must possess an interest in social justice, as demonstrated by past and present volunteer, professional, and educational experiences. All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.


To apply for this scholarship, please submit:

  • An updated resumé,
  • A 750-word essay responding to the following prompt: How will your dreams make a meaningful impact on the world? How will you take practical steps to achieve these dreams?
  • A current unofficial transcript from the applicant’s school (NOTE: First-year college students must submit an unofficial transcript from their most recent school, as well as an unofficial transcript from their current post-secondary institution.)


The deadline to apply for this scholarship is January 31, 2020.

In order to be eligible, scholarship applicants must submit their full application by email to scholarships@criminallawyerwashingtondc.com with the subject line: “[Applicant’s Name] – 2019 Make a Difference Scholarship” by the January 31, 2020 deadline to be considered.

Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Make a Difference Scholarship.