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The Branch Out Scholarship

The Branch Out Scholarship: Commitment to excellence in education and communities

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Lawyers is hosting a bi-yearly scholarship giving $1,000 to a student who demonstrates through their personal statements that they are committed to expanding their education and using their education to improve their communities. Bisnar Chase will choose one winner. Upon announcing the winner, Bisnar Chase will also give $500 to the 501c3 charitable organization of the winner's choice.*


Your essay should be personal, demonstrating your passion for education. Above all, we want a sense of your motivations and personality. There is no right or wrong answers, but you could touch on the points below:

  • Why you are committed to education
  • Your community, personal experiences, and inspirations
  • How you plan to use your education to better the world around you
  • Why you deserve to win this scholarship

Awarded to a charity:

  •   Chosen by the scholarship winner
  •   Must be a registered 501c3 Charitable Organization

The following requirements must be met in order for a student to be considered to win this scholarship.

  • Applicants must submit a personal essay via email.
  • Applicant must be a student enrolled in a United States university pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree or must be a senior in high school.
  • Student must have at least a 2.5 GPA and winner must provide proof of GPA.

A winner will be chosen twice a year

The deadline for the upcoming scholarship is:

December 15, 2021 at 11:59pm PST

The scholarship winner will be picked in the days following the deadline, typically within 10 days, depending on the amount of entries received. Winners will be informed via email only. Non winners are not notified.

Tips for Winning the Scholarship

Bisnar Chase will choose a winner who best demonstrates their personality, inspirations, and drive for education and personal growth. We want to empower future leaders by rewarding those with the dedication and determination to make a difference, big or small.

Therefore, we have a few tips to help students submit the best application they can:

  • Stay on Topic: This scholarship is not awarded to the person who completes the most hours of volunteer work. Mention your accomplishments or personal anecdotes only when relevant.
  • Keep it Readable and Brief: Make sure your thoughts are easy to read and understand. Don't use ostentatious verbiage unless necessary. Keep your answers as short as possible without sacrificing detail.
  • Be Specific: Don't get lost in generalities. We want to know exactly why you deserve this scholarship and how you plan to make a difference.
  • Show Your Personality: The best essays use personal experiences and inspirations to make their points. Show us who you are, and why you deserve to win.

Submit Your Application (via Email)

Submit your application by email in essay form! Email your essay (preferably in a Word document or PDF) to marketing(at) with the subject line: "Scholarship Submission from: [Your Name] - Due 12/15/21"

Be sure to include your phone number and a VALID email address since the winner will be notified via email. NON-Winners are not notified.

Terms and Conditions:

Bisnar Chase represents California plaintiffs injured in car accidents and other serious injuries. For over 40 years we have helped people in Orange County, Los Angeles and Riverside. If you need a California personal injury attorney please call for a free consultation.

Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys ultimately retains the right to determine what organization they will donate to but will honor the scholarship winner's request unless the character of the organization can be called into question or the donation will adversely affect the firm's public image.

Bisnar Chase reserves the right to determine the winner of the scholarship based on the information provided to them. No employees or immediate family members of Bisnar Chase employees may win this scholarship award, and previous scholarship winners are not eligible to win. Applicants who have entered their personal statement and who are not chosen to win are eligible to submit another application before the next scholarship deadline, but must apply with a new submission.

By submitting an application for this scholarship award, the applicant agrees to allow Bisnar Chase to contact them regarding this scholarship program and to use their application answers in Bisnar Chase marketing publications and content.

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