Leslie A. Ebert Legacy of Life Scholarship Program

April 15, 2025
Awards Available: 4

Scholarship Description

Did you know more than 103,000 people are waiting for a life-saving transplant? As a high school senior, you have the power to raise awareness about the importance of registering to be an organ, eye and tissue donor the the Leslie A. Ebert Legacy of Life Scholarship Program.

To enter, write a persuasive essay and/or produce a video that educates, then motivates, an audience to become registered organ, eye and tissue donors. Essay must not exceed 1,000 words and video must not exceed 90 seconds. Essay and video must include a call-to-action and two citations must be included. The citations are excluded from the total word count and/or video time allotment.

All essay and video entrants must be current high school seniors who (1) both reside and attend high school, or are home-schooled, in one of the following locations: The state of Maryland; Northern Virginia (specifically the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Clarke, Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George, and Fauquier as well as the independent cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park); and the District of Columbia; and (2) plan to attend a college, university or community college in the Fall semester. You are not eligible for the scholarship if you reside and attend high school (or are homeschooled) outside the aforementioned states, counties and cities

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