Scholarship

Scholarship

$ 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 $ 1000 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 college student and must participate in our essay competition on the legal topic outlined below.

The Video Essay

The application process requires applicants to present a 1-2 minute video on the chosen topic below. The topic for the 2017 scholarship is:

How can we reduce traffic fatalities in the USA?

This topic gives applicants a wide range of scope, subject, and direction and we hope to see lots of opinion, reasoning, and passion!

** Please note that videos will be made public. If you are not comfortable with your video being made public, please do not apply. Thank you.**

Application Process

  • Please upload your video to one of these platforms:
    1. http://www.youtube.com
    2. http://www.dailymotion.com/us
    3. https://vimeo.com/
  • After you have uploaded your video, please submit the URL to: [email protected]
  • In the email, applicants must include: Full name, date of birth, home address, email address, contact phone numbers, current school attended and (intended) course of study.
  • After the application period has closed, we will review all submissions and decide on a winner by April 1st, 2017
  • . We will notify the winner by telephone or email and make a public announcement on Stewart’s Facebook page.

** Please note that videos will be made public. If you are not comfortable with your video being made public, please do not apply. Thank you.**

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 this noted attorney directory , or his testimonial page .

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2016 Winner

The winner of 2016’s Stewart J. Guss Scholarship is Mr. Brendan Allen. Please take a moment to read his amazing essay, What Law Would You Change and Why?

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. You’re essays were absolutely fantastic and we know you will all have extremely successful college experiences and very bright futures ahead of you.

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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