Financial Literacy Scholarship Terms and Conditions

Applying for the Farzad & Ochoa Financial Literacy Scholarship

All applicants interested in the Farzad & Ochoa Financial Literacy Scholarship need to submit their application via email to

We will not consider applications submitted in another fashion or after the published deadline of December 15, 2020.

Students applying for the Farzad & Ochoa Financial Literacy Scholarship are subject to the terms and conditions of this scholarship set for herein and on the main scholarship page.

Qualifications for the Scholarship

As a merit-based scholarship, you will need to meet specific requirements to qualify, which includes:

  1. Having a minimum 3.0 GPA in your high school within the United States (for upcoming first-year college students) coursework or your college courses,
  2. Being admitted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States,
  3. Submitting an essay of 1,500 to 3,000 words on the topic set forth on the Farzad & Ochoa scholarship page. The word count is not strict but a guideline,
  4. Submitting a copy of your most recent high school or university transcript. You may redact any social security number from the document you submit, and
  5. Agreeing to the terms and conditions of this scholarship offer as set forth herein.

You must also include the following information when you apply for the scholarship:

  • Your first Name
  • Your last Name
  • Your street address + city, state, and zip code
  • Your phone number
  • Your email address
  • The school or university you are currently attending, and
  • Your expected graduation date

The scholarship applicant is responsible for any State and/or Federal taxes related to receipt of the scholarship.

By applying for this scholarship, you give us express consent to confirm your admission, attendance, and GPA, by contacting the high school, college, or university.

Employees of the firm or any family members of such employees are disqualified from applying for the scholarship.

The Farzad & Ochoa Financial Literacy Scholarship Committee

Farzad & Ochoa will select a scholarship committee to consider each application and determine the winner of the scholarship based on the published qualifications, their academic merits, and the essay they submit. Additional information may be necessary from the applicants to help the scholarship committee reach a decision.

Announcement of Farzad & Ochoa Financial Literacy Scholarship Winner and Promotional Use

By submitting an application and applying for this scholarship, the applicant automatically grants Farzad & Ochoa Family Law Attorneys, LLP, its agents and/or representatives permission to use and/or post the applicant's name, the applicant's high school or college or university enrolled or intend to be enrolled, and winning essay on or in other marketing or promotional communications in the event he or she is awarded the scholarship. This may, at our discretion, include but not be limited to publication online, on social media, and in print.

We are also granted permission to call and/or send you information regarding your application.

Farzad & Ochoa Financial Literacy Scholarship Privacy Policy

When you send email communications to the law firm, its agents, and/or representatives we/they may retain those communications in order to process or respond to your inquiries or application as related to the scholarship.

By participating in this scholarship, you give us your express consent to confirm your admission, attendance, and/or GPA at the high school, college or university by contacting the institution for verification.

Except as set forth above, Farzad & Ochoa will not use, sell, or allow access to the personal information, including contact information, of any applicant. The scholarship committee will have access to this information. They will use it to select and contact a scholarship award winner and use it for promotional purposes, or as otherwise set forth herein.

The Farzad & Ochoa Financial Literacy Scholarship Is an Equal Opportunity Scholarship

At Farzad & Ochoa, our team and the members of our scholarship committee understand the importance of offering equal opportunities for all students. To this end, the qualifications and selection criteria for this scholarship do not include any aspects that might make it possible to discriminate against an applicant based on their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, disability, age, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, medical condition or HIV status, genetic information, political affiliation, or another protected category.