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Ayo and Iken Children of Divorce Scholarship

The Law Firm of Ayo and Iken, a Florida law firm helping people with divorce and custody issues recognizes parents who co-parent their children despite the hardships of a separated household. Parents that successfully prioritize the best interests of their children should be recognized. We would like the children of those parents to be a success in life and recognize the outstanding example of parenting shown by their mothers and fathers.

The Law Firm of Ayo and Iken, would like to help Florida high school seniors who have lived in a divided household from which two parents strive to maintain respect for each other as an ongoing concern while caring for their children. Two winners, selected by a committee of child custody attorneys, will each be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to be used toward their first year of college. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 1st, 2015.

If your parents:

  • Are permanently separated or divorced
  • Communicate openly and positively
  • Join together to continue showing you love
  • Work together in your best interest


Then we want to hear from you


  • Must be attending senior year of a Florida high school
  • Plans to attend post-high school education
  • Lives in a household separated by a divorce
  • Other criteria as listed below

Deadline for Application is May 1st, 2015

Scholarship Requirements:


You must write a 2000 minimum word essay describing how your parents continue to work together despite being part of a separated household. Your essay must describe in detail how your parents overcame obstacles and remained excellent role models.

Selection of Winner:

The winning essay shall be selected by a committee of child custody attorneys. The winning essay shall have individual names removed and then will be published online in a special section of our website showing examples of excellent parenting skills. The scholarship award will be paid directly to each winner, preferably at their high school awards event.

More Information:

If you would like more information about the scholarship program call (800) 469-3486 or email scholarship@myfloridalaw . com)

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