Adams & Bischoff, a criminal defense law firm in Charleston, SC, are proud to represent many people who haven’t been given a fair shake in life. As a result, our attorneys have dedicated their lives to give their clients their fairest shot in court. One of the many challenges people in our society face is obtaining access to higher education. With the rise in tuition costs across the country, many students struggle to pay for their education. We want to do our part to change that.

We would love to extend a scholarship to a student who also has had to overcome many obstacles to be where they are today. Our winner will submit a well-written, 750-word essay on the challenges they have faced, and how they have overcome them. The person with the best essay will be awarded $1,000 to help finance their education.

Scholarship Eligibility:

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be currently enrolled in college, graduate school, or be a GED holder who is about to attend a college within the United States. Applicants must show good academic standing by holding a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The recipient of this scholarship will have an eloquently written essay and will meet application requirements.

How to Apply:

To apply for this scholarship, please send your application as an email to with the subject line “Against All Odds 2021 – [Applicant’s Name]” with the following attachments before the January 31, 2021 deadline:

  • A current resume
  • An unofficial transcript
  • A 750-word essay which describes how you’ve had to overcome obstacles to get to where you are today. Let us know the obstacles you’ve faced and how you were able to conquer them.