Fried Goldberg Annual Scales of Justice Scholarship

Helping students cover the costs of a college education

2023 Scales of Justice Scholarship winners with Joe Fried and Michael Goldberg

Recipients of 2023 Scales of Justice Scholarship with Joe Fried and Michael Goldberg.

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Ben Franklin

Fried Goldberg LLC is committed to empowering our communities through learning and higher education. We know how expensive it is to go to college, and so we created our scholarship to help students offset these costs. Whether it is through our continuing legal education for attorneys or student scholarships, we are privileged to do our part to help the leaders of tomorrow.

Our firm has awarded more than $45,000 in scholarships to local high school students through our Annual Scales of Justice Scholarship contest.

Note: Use of AI for this contest is strictly prohibited and will invalidate any submission.

Entry Guidelines for the 2024 Scales of Justice Scholarship

The courts have recently held that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) cannot keep students from profiting from their name, image, and likeness (NIL) and that college athletes can earn money from advertising contracts and sponsorships from businesses.

To participate in this year’s Scales of Justice Scholarship contest, write an essay discussing the following: If you were the NCAA, what arguments would you make as to why the NCAA should still be allowed to regulate the income of athletes and what types of regulations would you argue are necessary rules for college athletes as it relates to their income.

Scholarship Details

Awards: $2,500 scholarship to the best response and $1,000 scholarship to the second and third place entries.

Applicants can begin submitting entries on March 1st, 2024. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 1st, 2024.

The winners of the scholarship will be announced on May 15th, 2024.


  • Must be a senior-level high school student residing in Fulton, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Cobb, or Clayton County.
  • Must be in good academic standing.
  • Essay must be provided before the deadline and a maximum of 3 pages in length.
  • By applying for this scholarship, the applicant is giving Fried Goldberg LLC the right to publish or use the submitted materials for promotional purposes.

How to submit your essay:

Please email your essay to before May 1st, 2024.  

DISCLAIMER: The winners of the Fried Goldberg Annual “Scales of Justice” Scholarship will be asked to provide a headshot of themselves for promotional purposes. Fried Goldberg reserves the right to use the headshots of the winners and other participant video materials for promotional purposes.

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