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Posted in Scholarship on November 10, 2022   |  by Gary Burger

Facing Uncertainty Scholarship

Facing Uncertainty | 2022 Scholarship

Gary Burger and the Burger Law team are offering a $500 scholarship to eligible students. See below for scholarship content terms.

What do you do when you suffer loss beyond your control? Burger Law is a Missouri and Illinois personal injury law firm that defends the rights of the injured and restores them when they have been harmed. In the event of an accident like a car wreck or slip and fall accident, victims are often left facing insurmountable bills and other challenges. With extensive treatments, medical bills, time away from work, trauma and many other difficulties, being in an accident can leave one feeling vulnerable and uncertain.

Our lawyers stand up and fight to protect the futures and families of those who have been harmed and have suffered loss at the hands of another. We erase the uncertainty and walk by their side into the next chapter of their life. Even without being in an accident caused by another person's negligence or willful acts, many of us experience fear and uncertainty about the future every day.

What are you most uncertain about as you think about your (or the world's) future? What do you hope to see change or what do you believe is the best solution to this challenge? Tell us about it in an essay for a chance to win our Burger Law 2022 Q4 scholarship!

For Q4 2022, Burger Law is offering a $500 scholarship to current and incoming college students. The contest details are outlined below.

Scholarship Eligibility

If you would like to apply for this scholarship, please submit the following by Sunday, December 18, 2022:

  • A college transcript or enrollment letter;
  • A current resume, and;
  • An essay discussing a topic of uncertainty to you personally or to a larger group of people, and how best to face that uncertainty.

We require a transcript (even an unofficial one) to verify that you are a current or incoming college student. If you are not a student but are planning on attending college in the upcoming semester, submit proof, such as an acceptance letter. You must be enrolled (current seniors who are applying to or have been accepted to schools but have not committed, please check back once you have enrolled for our next scholarship essay contest).

The Topic

A 500-1,000 word essay about "Facing Uncertainty."

Discuss and reflect on a source of uncertainty either in your own life, in society or a group of which you are a part. How does this uncertainty make you feel? How do you reconcile those feelings? What can, should, or is being done to address the issue and reduce uncertainty? How will it help and why do you think it is important? Provide a personal and thoughtful perspective.

Please attach a PDF or Word document file with your name and any sources you choose to include. We are looking for quality rhetoric, correct grammar and spelling, good content and a unique take on the prompt.

The winner will be announced and contacted on December 19, 2022. Please submit your transcript, resume, and essay to

*Awards will be sent directly to the school.