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The Law Offices of Coats & Todd Overcoming Disability Scholarship

Providing scholarships to students who demonstrate strength and tenacity in times of hardship. Apply today!

Our Social Security disability law firm understands the impact physical injuries, health issues, and mental illnesses can have on a person’s ability to properly care for themselves and others. We have been providing much-needed assistance for people with disabilities throughout Dallas and the surrounding areas for over 20 years.

Our firm is committed to helping those in need, and we are proud to offer The Law Offices of Coats & Todd Overcoming Disability Scholarship. This $2,500 scholarship is available to college students who are managing a disability while attending school. Our award is offered twice a year, and scholarship winners can use the amount they receive for any expenses related to their college education.

Eligible college students across the country are encouraged to submit their materials in the application at the bottom of this page.

To be considered, applications must be submitted by Monday, September 30, 2024. Our team may be reached by email at scholarships@coatsandtoddlaw.com.

The Law Offices of Coats & Todd

To be considered, applications must be submitted by September 30, 2024

Our team may be reached by email at scholarships@coatsandtoddlaw.com

Eligibility Criteria

As a legal team that has devoted our services to matters related to Social Security disability throughout our many years of practice, we are honored to provide help to those who are facing adversity. Each semester, we will be offering scholarships to college students with physical or psychological disabilities that affect their ability to work.

Additionally, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Will be attending an accredited college or university for the Fall 2024 semester
  • Will be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program when the award is received
  • Is at least 17 years of age upon submitting their application
  • Is a citizen or permanent resident of the United States

Application Instructions

To apply for the scholarship, complete and submit the digital application at the bottom of this page. When you are ready to apply, please prepare the following materials:

  • Contact information
  • Proof of enrollment
  • Headshot
  • A high-quality video response to the prompt below

Video Prompt

What would this scholarship mean for you, and how would it help you achieve your goals for the future? How do you think your disability has affected your life choices?

The recommended length of your video response is 3-5 minutes. A video must be submitted as a URL (NOT a movie file or other attachment).

Review Guidelines

Our team will work diligently to review each application that is submitted. Applications that adhere to the submission instructions will be given priority. We will also consider whether each applicant meets the requirements detailed above. The strength of each applicant's video submission will be judged based on the following factors:

  • The video is of high quality and demonstrates the student's personality
  • The video answers the prompt completely and clearly
  • The video is within the suggested length

Our award recipient will be notified by email on or before October 30, 2024. The winner will be announced on our website and social media.

Showcasing the Winners Of Our Overcoming Disability Scholarship

JJ Holmes Spring 2024 Winner

Spring 2024 Winner: JJ Holmes

The Law Offices of Coats & Todd could not be more thrilled to announce JJ Holmes as the winner of our Spring 2024 Overcoming Disability Scholarship. JJ is a freshman at Seminole State College in Florida. JJ’s passion for advocacy is nothing short of inspiring. We are grateful and humbled to present our award to JJ as he continues on his path toward obtaining his bachelor’s degree.

Contact Our Scholarship Team

Please send all inquiries related to The Law Offices of Coats & Todd Overcoming Disability Scholarship to scholarships@coatsandtoddlaw.com. We are available to answer any questions during working hours. Please note that any questions submitted by contact form or phone call may not be answered.

We wish you the best of luck in your future academic pursuits!

Scholarship Application

The Law Offices of Coats & Todd Overcoming Disability Scholarship is managed through the OVC Scholarship Network.

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