The Striving for Justice Scholarship | Van Cleave Law
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Van Cleave Law strives to obtain justice for our clients, no matter their situation. When dealing with personal injury cases, we always strive for the best possible results for each specific situation. What truly drives Chirstopher Van Cleave is obtaining justice for those affected by injuries or the death of a loved one. 

Van Cleave Law firm is proud to support The Striving for Justice Scholarship which was initially launched in 2019. This opportunity is provided  to students and then awarded on who can best articulate how they stand up for others and fight for justice in their local community. In the applicant’s essay, an explanation should be included that provides an overview of the types of issues the applicant is fighting for and how others can get involved. 

The winner of the scholarship will be chosen based on the criteria outlined below and will be awarded with $1,000 to help them with the cost of their education.

Scholarship Eligibility

The eligibility requirements for The Striving for Justice Scholarship are as follows: 

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled or about to attend an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program within the United States
  • Applicants must have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher

The applicant must then write a 1,000 word essay explaining how they stand up for others and fight for justice in their local community.


A complete application for this scholarship will include:

  • A Resume that includes up to date contact information
  • A current academic transcript (we should clearly be able to see cumulative GPA)
  • A 1,000 word essay 


Please fill in the following form.


To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must submit their complete application (resume, transcript, and essay) on or before November 30th, 2021.

2020 Scholarship Winner