Resilience Award

Litner + Deganian Resilience Award

After decades supporting people during some of their most challenging times, our team has seen first-hand how grit, determination and resilience can shape a person’s life for the better.

That’s why we’re excited to help those who have had to overcome adversity achieve their academic goals. The Litner + Deganian Resilience Award—inspired by L+D attorney Paige Wheeler, who made a remarkable recovery after sustaining a traumatic brain injury during her final semester of high school—is a $2,500 scholarship awarded annually to one deserving recipient.

Learn more about Paige Wheeler’s story.

We’re looking for applicants who are…

  • 18+ years of age
  • Currently enrolled in, or accepted into, an accredited university in Georgia (must provide transcript or acceptance letter pdf)
  • Pursuing any degree (undergraduate or graduate)
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How to enter

Write an essay about a time in your life when you had to overcome a difficult circumstance. How did you show resilience and determination? Who supported you on this journey? In 400 words or less, please share how you overcame adversity and how that has impacted your academic goals.

Fill out the form to submit your essay by April 12.

Applications are now closed.