2018-2019 Scholarship

The Law Office of Warren G. Sylvester Scholarship Award.

The Law Office of Warren G. Sylvester is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to high school seniors of Kane and Kendall County schools. Essays should be no less than 500 words, clearly written and adhere to correct grammar and usage. Participants’ essays should respond to the following prompt:

When accused of altering his views, British economist John Maynard Keynes responded, “When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do?”

In your journey toward maturity, you have confronted such dissonant scenarios. Please share an occasion when a new set of facts or ideas led you to change your mind about an important and firmly held perspective.

Scholarship Intake Form

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    • Entrants must be a high school senior and resident of the Kane or Kendall Counties within Illinois at the time of the current contest deadline.
    • One entry per student.
    • Essay must be submitted online by March 15, 2019, no later than 11:59 PM, Central Standard Time.
    • Essay must be solely the work of the entrant. Plagiarism will result in disqualification. Essays must not infringe on any third-party rights or intellectual property of any person, company or organization. By submitting an essay to this Contest, the entrant agrees to indemnify the Law Office of Warren G. Sylvester, P.C. for any claim, demand, judgment or other allegation arising from possible violation of someone’s trademark, copyright or other legally protected interest in any way in the entrant’s essay.
    • Decisions of the judges are final.
    • Employees and clients (current and/or former) of the Law Office of Warren G. Sylvester, P.C. and their immediate family members are not eligible for this contest.
    • Once submitted, your essay becomes the property of the Law Office of Warren G. Sylvester, P.C., and may be published by the Law Office of Warren G. Sylvester, P.C. on warrensylvester.com and/or within promotional materials.
    • Winners will be notified via mail by April 30, 2019.
    • Questions may be addressed to: wgsylvesterlaw@gmail.com

Attorney Warren G. Sylvester


We offer free, 30-minute initial consultations and welcome clients from communities throughout Kane and Kendall counties, including Geneva, Elgin, Aurora and St. Charles.

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