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The Annual Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship

By: Stewart J. Guss

$1000 Annual Scholarship For Current and Incoming Students

Students are the Future

Attorney Stewart J. Guss appreciates the value of education as well and the ever increasing costs of obtaining one. This yearly scholarship of $1,000 is designed to alleviate some of the financial pressure on promising students wishing to further their education at the college and university level. To qualify for the Guss Scholarship you must be an aspiring or current U.S. college student and must participate in our infographic competition on the legal topic outlined below.

The 2020 Scholarship Topic – The Infographic

The 2020 application process requires applicants to create an infographic on the chosen topic below. The topic for the 2020 scholarship is:

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

This topic gives applicants a wide range of scope, subject, and direction and we hope to see lots of eye-catching infographics!

Infographics will be judged on design, creativity, and content substance.

Please have your sent to us by March 15th, 2020 at 9am CDT.

Application Process

These sites have free options to use their platform in creating your breathtaking infographic.

  • Send your infographic to (deadline for emailing us is March 15th, 2020 at 9am CDT):
  • In the email, applicants must include: Full name, email address, current school attended and (intended) course of study. Contact information for parents if student is under 18, as well as permission from student’s parents to apply.
  • After the application period has closed, we will review all submissions and decide on a winner by April 1st, 2020.

We will notify the winner by email and make a public announcement on Stewart’s Facebook page and Google Places page.


Please note that the winning infographic submitted in application for the annual Stewart J. Guss, Attorney at Law scholarship will be displayed on the law firm’s website in furtherance of its ongoing efforts to further public safety. Likewise, the infographic may be disseminated via our newsletter, social media channels, and via other materials and channels as part of our commitment to serve the public. By submitting your scholarship application, you agree to allow your infographic disseminated to the public, as well as having your name and likeness displayed on the website and social media channels as the winner of this year’s scholarship. No information will be sold, stored, or distributed to third parties. Award is sent directly to the financial aid office at student’s school of choice.

About Attorney Guss

Attorney Stewart J. Guss is a personal injury Attorney in Houston Texas and has been recovering maximum damages for his clients for 20 years. Whether an auto accident, slip and fall, or wrongful death claim, Stewart has earned a reputation as a successful and hard working attorney who treats his clients like they were family. Read reviews from Stewart’s clients on his Google Places Page, on this noted attorney directory, or his testimonial page.

Feel free to “like” Stewart’s Facebook Page and “follow” him on on his Google Plus page

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2019 Winner

The winner of 2019’s Stewart J. Guss Scholarship is Ms. Aziaonnae Colvin. Please take a moment to view her infographic, 5 Driving Safety Tips That Can Save Your Life.

2018 Winner

The winner of 2018’s Stewart J. Guss Scholarship is Ms. Emily Bryson. The Solution to Bicycle Safety.

2017 Winner

The winner of 2017’s Stewart J. Guss Scholarship is Mr. Johnny Schuler. Please take a moment to watch his provocative video, How to Stop Car Accidents.

A special thank you to Colton Koprowski! His video was absolutely fantastic that we have decided to announce him as a runner up and the recipient of a $500 award. Additionally, we would like to thank our finalists, Katherine McLaughlin, Brittany Scott, Jeffrey Ren, and Algonquin Mokwa Voth. Your videos were outstanding! To ALL of our 2017 applicants, thank you for participating and submitting fantastic videos. We wish you all the best and know that you all have successful futures ahead!

2016 Winner

The winner of 2016’s Stewart J. Guss Scholarship is Mr. Brendan Allen. Please take a moment to read his very thought provoking and well written essay, What Law Would You Change and Why? We expect to see great things from Mr. Allen!

We would like to thank all of those who submitted essays for consideration for the 2016 scholarship. We had the pleasure of reading through many thoughtful answers and we thank you for all of your hard work. A special thank you to the other finalists, Grace Thomas, Logan Owen, Molly Flannery, and Nyjeeiah Mahal Ganan. Your essays were absolutely fantastic and we know you will all have extremely successful educational experiences and very bright futures ahead of you. Again – we thank the five of you and ALL of our 2016 entrants for their wonderful and thoughtful essays!

2015 Winner

The essay topic for last year’s scholarship was, “What Law Would You Change, and Why?” The winner of last year’s Stewart J. Guss Scholarship is Ms. Yakun (Marianne) Xu. Please take a moment to read her marvelous essay, Freedom of Religion in China: An Ordinary Citizen’s Nightmare.

We would like to thank all of those who submitted essays for consideration for the 2015 scholarship, and give particular mention to our ten finalists. We had the pleasure of reviewing many amazing and thoughtful essays and regret that we could chose only one winner! We would like to make special mention and also give thanks to our guest judges who helped judge the 2015 essays. Thank you to chef Kaiser Lashkari, owner and executive chef of the award winning Himalaya Restaurant in Southwest Houston. Thank you to Tory Gattis, well known social systems architect, proud Houstonian, and author of the Houston Strategies blog. Finally, we thank Lily J., beloved and well respected reporter for KHOU, Channel 11 in Houston.

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