Robert Wayne Pearce Investor Fraud Awareness Scholarship

The Law Offices of Robert Pearce proudly supports the education of both undergraduate and law school students in their pursuit of achieving their academic pursuits.

The Robert Wayne Pearce Investor Fraud Awareness Scholarship is an annual scholarship program established to help raise awareness of securities fraud and to support the education of future leaders in the field of financial regulation and consumer protection.

Our securities lawyers understand that paying for college can be difficult. Especially if you are a first-generation student.

This is the 4th year for the Robert Wayne Pearce Investor Fraud Awareness Scholarship!

As a student applying for the Robert Wayne Pearce Investor Fraud Awareness Scholarship, you have the opportunity to join our mission to promote fair and honest financial markets and work towards preventing securities fraud.

Our hope is that this scholarship will not only help financially but educate younger generations about the dangers of investor fraud so they can invest with confidence.

2023 Scholarship Winner

We are proud of 2023 Scholarship Award winner for his thoughtful essay on last year’s topic of Investor Fraud Awareness, and we hope you will be inspired by this year’s topic to do some research, educate yourself, and be creative when writing your essay.

Scholarship Contest Details

To enter, write a 500-word thoughtful essay about the How Important Is Asset Allocation and Diversification To Investors Today? 

Historically, Asset & Allocation and Diversification have been a very important part of any investment strategy since Harry Markowitz first published his dissertation on “Portfolio Selection” in 1952. Four decades later, he was awarded the Nobel Price in Economics for his work on the subject. Some skeptics are questioning whether his theories are still applicable. What do you think: How Important Is Asset Allocation and Diversification To Investors Today? 

We are interested to read what you have to write! The winner will receive $2,500 to put towards their tuition.

We are interested to read what you have to write!

About the Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce

The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce P.A., represents clients on all sides of securities, commodities and investment fraud and other issues in a broad range of practice areas in courtroom litigation, arbitration and mediation proceedings. Based out of offices in Boca Raton, Florida, investment fraud lawyer Robert Wayne Pearce and his team have handled hundreds of FINRA, AAA and JAMs securities arbitration and mediation cases for satisfied clients located not only in Florida but nationwide and throughout the world.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be EITHER out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2024) OR students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, university, or law school as of the start of the fall 2024 semester.
  • Must submit your essay by Wednesday, December 1, 2024.

Submission Deadline

  • December 1, 2024

When will the winner be announced?

  • December 15, 2024

Submission Details

Please complete the entry form below to submit your application. Your entry should include:

  • Your Name
  • A valid email address
  • Phone number
  • A copy of your transcript or proof of enrollment
  • Upload your 500-word essay as a Word doc