Annual Scholarship

seated grads from front scholarshipThe Muller Firm, LTD. is committed to the idea that higher education plays an important role in helping young people begin a fulfilling career and in developing responsible citizens. Every year we offer a $1,000 scholarship to help high school students who wish to pursue higher education as well as students currently enrolled in an undergraduate or law school program. Our scholarship recipient is chosen from the essay submissions addressing the topic below.

Eligibility Criteria:

This scholarship is open to any US citizen or permanent US resident who will be enrolled full time in an accredited community college, four-year baccalaureate degree, or accredited law school in the fall of 2018.

Application Requirements:

  • The student must complete the online application which appears below by July 15, 2018.  Applications submitted via any other channel will not be considered.
  • The applicant must submit an essay on the topic below.
  • The student must provide proof of enrollment should his or her essay be selected.
  • The applicant must give full rights for the use of the essay to The Muller Firm for any advertising or promotional purposes.
  • The winner must consent to the use of his or her picture and other basic information on the winner page of The Muller Firm, LTD. website.

Essay Subject:

Write an essay of 500 words or less on the following topic:

How does the enforcement of child support laws contribute to the progress of young Americans? 

Your essay must include at least three links to authoritative sources. At least one of these links must be to the post below or to another post on

Here are some posts that can help you get started:

Understanding a Child’s Wishes in Custody Determinations in Illinois

Do You Need to Prove Fault to Get Divorced in Illinois?

How Child Support Affects Children?

Post the essay to your blog. This can be a student blog on your university website or your own personal blog. If you do not have a blog, you can create one here for free:

You must be listed as the author of the essay on the website.


Announcement of Scholarship Winner:

The decision of the committee is final. The winner will be notified via email or phone by September 1, 2018. The funds will be disbursed directly to the college or university to be used for tuition only. The winning essay may be published at The Muller Firm, LTD. has the sole right to resolve any disputes which may arise in the selection of the winner.  

Please complete the form below to submit your application.

  • Scholarship Submission Application

  • How does the enforcement of child support laws contribute to the progress of young Americans? Enter the link to your blog post below. Do NOT type entire essay here.
  • By initialing here, I give full rights for the use of this essay to The Muller Firm, Ltd. for any advertising or promotional purposes.