- Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Alina Gaja, student in the fourth year at the State University of Moldova, has been named the winner of the "Popa and Associates" Scholarships. Edition 2017 contest. The winner will receive from the "Popa & Associates" law firm a 500 euro scholarship and will be able to carry out an internship with the most active and professional team of lawyers. The decision was made after the lawyers of the law firm had examined all the files submitted in accordance with the Rules for organizing and conducting the contest. Alina Gaja has accumulated the highest number of points among all the participants in the contest. Igor Popa, Ilona Nicula and Cristina Bancu wished the winner much success and urged her to put into practice all the knowledge accumulated in the university.
Alina Gaja said, it was an honor for her to be named the winner of the "Popa and Associates" Scholarships. Edition 2017 contest.
”This scholarship is for me a small adventure, which started when I learned about the contest. I knew from the very beginning that I had to participate and even more, I had to win. For me it was clear that it was a great chance to get practical knowledge beyond the theoretical one at university. Obviously, the moment when I learned that I was nominated the winner of the contest was full of pride and euphoria at the same time. The chance to carry out an internship at Popa & Associates is truly a unique one. I am sure I have a lot to learn from lawyers working in this law firm. I also want to become a lawyer after graduating from the Law Faculty”, Alina said.
Ilona Nicula, partner lawyer at "Popa & Associates" Law Firm, said, she was impressed by the high quality of the works, but also by the original way the students exposed their themes and conclusions.
"This year we awarded only one scholarship. Those who have not been able to apply for the contest, we invite to follow our page www.popa.md, but also https://www.facebook.com/PopasiAsociatii/, because there we will announce, when the second edition of the “ Popa and Associates" Scholarships“ contest will take place, said Ilona Nicula.
Please note, this is the first edition of the “Popa and Associates” Scholarships” contest. Each year the essay session will have a different theme, which will be set by the organizer.