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Accepting Scholarship Applications In The Fall Of 2024

The lawyers and staff at the Chicago family law firm of NextLevel Law, P.C. by Daniel R. Hernandez, Esq., believe in making a positive impact in the community. Founding attorney Daniel R. Hernandez built his legal practice on the values of accessibility, integrity, respect and transparency. He and his team bring justice to clients and make high-quality legal services accessible to all members of the communities they serve.

Daniel and his legal team also believe in accessible education. Through the NextLevel Student Scholarship, they hope to make higher education more accessible to college students who demonstrate academic excellence. The $1,000 NextLevel Student Scholarship is available to students each semester who are pursuing careers in law, compliance or public policy.

Are You Eligible For Our Scholarship?

All eligible applicants for the NextLevel Student Scholarship must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicant is an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a career in law, compliance or public policy.
  • Applicant is enrolled in an accredited college or university for the fall 2024 semester.
  • Applicant must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

If you have additional questions about eligibility requirements, email the firm’s team at [email protected].

What To Know About The Application

To apply for the NextLevel Student Scholarship, please submit an original 1-minute video answering the prompt below.

Video Prompt

Throughout life, we will all be presented with challenges to overcome. Tell us about a time when you were presented with a challenge or obstacle. How did that challenge help you become a better leader?

Please note that the video should be submitted as a URL link (not a file). Additionally, the firm requires that each application include the student’s contact information, proof of enrollment and proof of grade point average.

How Will The Scholarship Team Judge Your Application?

The scholarship team at NextLevel Law, P.C., will consider the following grading rubric when reviewing each application:

  • Does the student meet all eligibility criteria?
  • Did the student submit all requested information?
  • Does the video answer the prompt in an original and creative manner?
  • Is it a high-quality video with clear audio and an organized structure?

Read About Past Scholarship Recipients

Victoria Garcia: Spring 2023 Award Winner

Daniel Hernandez and his team at NextLevel Law are honored to announce that Victoria Garcia has been named as the most recent winner of the NextLevel Student Scholarship. Victoria is currently a senior at the University of Florida. After graduating, Victoria plans to pursue her law degree.

You can read more about our past scholarship winners and our awardee from 2022.

Contact The Firm If You Have Questions

Direct all questions regarding the scholarship program to [email protected]. Please refrain from using the firm’s contact submission form or calling into the office. If you have difficulty uploading your video, please note that the video must be submitted as a URL link, not a file.

Thank you, and the firm’s team looks forward to hearing from you.