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Posted in Scholarship on July 26, 2022   |  by Gary Burger

Saluting Our Service Members Scholarship

Saluting Our Service Members | 2022 Scholarship

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

Burger Law is a Missouri and Illinois personal injury law firm that ensures justice for all in our country. Our lawyers stand up and fight for the vulnerable when others have harmed them. We protect our clients' rights. Those who serve or are veterans of the United States military fight to protect the rights of every American. We all know somebody who has chosen to sacrifice their life to serve this country and we have immense gratitude for all of our troops.

Are you a current service member, veteran, or family member of a service member or veteran? What does serving our country mean to you? How has serving shaped your life? Tell us about it in an essay for a chance to win our Burger Law 2022 Q3 scholarship!

For Q3 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 Friday, November 4, 2022:

  • A college transcript or enrollment letter;
  • A current resume, and;
  • An essay discussing your own experience and relationship to military service or one thing that could be done to support our country's veterans.

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 "Saluting Our Service Members."

Discuss how your own time in the military or your relationship to someone in the military has impacted or changed your life. Alternatively or in addition, describe one policy, action, or measure that could be taken to better serve the US veterans who sacrificed so much to serve our country. How will it help and why do you think it is important? Think outside the box and form a meaningful solution.

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 November 11, 2022. Please submit your transcript, resume, and essay to

*Awards will be sent directly to the school.