Are you counting down the days until graduation yet? It's coming up faster than you think, and if you're a current high school student planning to attend a Texas university, college, or trade school in 2024-25, we have some news you can use!

The Carlson Law Firm is awarding two Carlson Cares Scholarships of $2,500 each. To apply, you need to submit a 300-500 word essay or a 2-3 minute video on:

Are you an Unstoppable Force? Tell us about something or someone that motivates you to keep pushing forward toward your goals.

You must have your submission, including a short online form, completed by 5 p.m. Thursday, April 18. They also ask for proof of acceptance to a college, university, or trade school, an unofficial high school transcript, and an optional letter of recommendation.

The winner will be announced April 22.

The scholarship money will be sent directly to the school for tuition and educational-related purposes.

As they said in a news release: "The Carlson Law Firm believes in you and wants to help you reach new heights. So, take advantage of this chance. Apply now, share your story, and kick-start your future together!"

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