Congratulations to our 2019 scholarship winner, Ashley Vasnaik!
Read Ashley's winning essay on why immigration matters in America.

Check back soon for information on our 2020 scholarship!


2019 Essay Prompt:

Why immigration matters in America.

Tell us your perspective on the significant contributions immigrants have made to American society and why diversity is our greatest asset. This could include art, culture, technology, medicine, the economy, etc.

How to Apply

  • Answer the essay prompt in 800 words or more, making sure to follow all of the instructions provided below.
  • Files must be in Microsoft Word Document or PDF format. 
  • Email your essay to scholarships@pollakimmigration.com. The name of the file should include your full name and "Scholarship" (ex: Karen_Pollak_Scholarship_Essay).
  • Please include your university of enrollment and your contact information in the email body.
  • All submissions are due by November 1st, 2019.

How We'll Review Applications

  •  The Pollak PLLC Scholarship Committee will review all essays. 
  • All essays will be graded on use of original content, creativity, organization, and quality of writing.  
  • The winner will be informed via contact information provided by December 6, 2019. 


  • Applicants must be currently enrolled or about to enroll in the upcoming semester at an accredited U.S. institution.
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. 


Congratulations to our previous scholarship winners!

2019 - Ashley Vasnaik

2018 -  Susan Jablonski