The Abelson Law Firm $1,000 Scholarship Essay Contest

2018 Scholarship Contest Winner

Rachel Myers

Mike Abelson and Rachel Myers

Attorney Michael Abelson is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2018 Cyberbullying Scholarship, presented by The Abelson Law Firm of Washington DC, is Rachel Myers of Clinton, Maryland. In return for her winning submission, Ms. Myers received a check in the amount of $1,000 from The Abelson Law Firm.

Ms. Myers is currently enrolled in The Academy of Health Science Program Prince George’s Community College. Only 17 years old,  Rachel is working on her Associates Degree in General Sciences and intends to enroll in a four year University next year. She aspires to enter into the healthcare field, specializing in radiological/oncology.

Ms. Myers’ video entry was chosen for this year’s scholarship award over scores of other excellent video submissions. In her presentation, entitled “The Dark Side of the Internet,” Ms. Myers artfully suggested several steps that can be taken to end the toxic conduct of cyberbullying, which is so prevalent in our society, especially among vulnerable teenagers.

Congratulations Rachel!

-Mike Abelson



The Abelson Law Firm knows how important education is in laying the foundation for a successful career – we also understand that it may not be financially feasible for students and their families.  For this reason, the Abelson Law Firm is proud to announce a $1,000 Scholarship Essay Contest.

The 2018 Essay Topic:

To participate in the contest, applicants should create a 2-3 minute video essay answering the following question:

With most teenagers and young adults active and engaged on social media, cyber bullying is an issue that most will face. What do you believe are some key actions teens and young adults can do to stop cyber bullying? Review any cyber bullying laws in your state. Are there changes that can be made, or laws that can be put in place to stop cyber bullying?

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be planning to enroll in an accredited United States College or University during the 2018-2019 academic year.

How to Apply

The application period has ended, we thank you for taking the time to read this and or submit your application for consideration. Our winner has been chosen for the 2018 Scholarship campaign and has been posted below.

Contact Abelson Law Firm for More Information

The Abelson Law Firm is a Washington, DC Law Firm that focuses on representing with legal needs related to personal injury, car accidents and malpractice. To contact our law firm, please fill out and submit the contact form available here, or call our office today at 202-331-0600.

As a law firm committed to Seeking Justice for the Injured in the Washington D.C. area, The Abelson Law Firm  is dedicated to making our community safer for teenagers. We know that young people are our most valuable resource – a group who can really make a difference in their communities. Our commitment to the Washington D.C. area includes helping students realize their dreams of pursuing a college education and a meaningful career.

Everyone at our firm wishes you good luck as we eagerly anticipate the creativity your videos will display.

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