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Posted in Scholarship on April 7, 2022   |  by Gary Burger

Watch and Learn Scholarship

Watch and Learn | 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 stands up for the vulnerable when others have harmed them. Founder Gary Burger has dedicated his career to helping the injured get justice and holding negligent, reckless people accountable for their actions, and it was his mother who inspired him to go into law. Young Gary Burger looked up to and followed in the footsteps of his mother, the Honorable Joan Burger, who is a revered and respected presence in the legal community as an accomplished prosecutor, judge and mediator.

Who have you looked up to? Is there someone in your life, a historical figure or present-day leader who has inspired you? What did you learn from them? Tell us about it in an essay for a chance to win our Burger Law 2022 Q2 scholarship!

For 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, June 24, 2022:

  • A college transcript or enrollment letter;
  • A current resume, and;
  • An essay discussing your career plans and your reason for choosing that career.

We require a transcript (even an unofficial one) to ensure 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 "Someone Who Inspires You."

Discuss a role model or leader that is important to you; it can be anyone you either know personally or know of who has left an impression on your life. Tell us who you look up to and why you look up to them. How have they impacted your life or influenced your decisions? Be creative and let us get to know you.

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 July 1, 2022. Please submit your transcript, resume, and essay to

*Awards will be sent directly to the school.