Awards: $2,500 to top video and $2,500 to top essay.
Mesothelioma cancer claims the lives of thousands of people every year in the United States and its impact is felt for a lifetime by tens of thousands more people who are dear to them. Baron & Budd mesothelioma attorneys have been dedicated to fighting for the rights of mesothelioma cancer victims and their loved ones for over four decades and have established these scholarships to honor their legacy.
Each entry must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for the scholarship:
- Must be accepted to a US-based four-year university or college for any field of study (scholarship funds will be dispersed directly to your school)
- Must provide two letters of recommendation that specifically name the Baron & Budd Mesothelioma Cancer Victims Memorial Scholarship
- You may submit either a written essay or video. Written essay must be between 800-1,250 words. Video essay must be a 2-3 minute YouTube video. YouTube videos must link back to Baron and Budd's scholarship web site (which can be reached by clicking the link to the scholarship's web site.).
- Cannot be an employee or family member of an employee of Baron & Budd
For more eligibility rules and for the essay/video topic, go to the scholarship's web site.