The Abelson Law Firm $1,000 Scholarship Essay Contest

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

People who wish to participate should send their video essay as a link (in YouTube form) in an email to by September 15, 2018 9 AM EST. In the body of the email, applicants should include the following information:

  • Your name and phone number
  • If you are under 18, contact information for your parents
  • The name of the school you are attending or planning on attending
  • Your current course of study
  • The best way to contact you

Once the application period has ended, our scholarship committee will review the essays and choose a winner by September 31, 2018. The winner will be chosen considering the following factors:

  • Originality
  • Responsiveness to the question asked
  • The quality of the video
  • The substantive content of the response

The winner’s check will be issued to directly to the student’s college or university.

Submission of a video serves as permission for The Abelson Law Firm to post your video if you are chosen as the winner.

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 pursing 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.

2015 Scholarship Contest Winner




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