Supporting Victims of Negligence (Scholarship)

Welcome to The Supporting Victims of Negligence Scholarship. We are excited to announce our essay scholarship contest, focusing on the critical topic of supporting victims of negligence. Through this initiative, we aim to recognize and support students who demonstrate a commitment to advocating for those who have been affected by negligence, while also fostering awareness and understanding of this important issue.

This year’s essay topic is: Supporting Victims of Negligence

Negligence can have profound and far-reaching consequences for individuals and communities alike. Whether it’s a preventable accident, medical malpractice, or other forms of negligence, the impact on victims can be devastating. In your essay, explore the various ways in which individuals, organizations, and society as a whole can support and empower victims of negligence. Consider the importance of legal advocacy, community support, legislative action, and other forms of assistance in addressing the needs of those affected by negligence.

Scholarship Details:

The Supporting Victims of Negligence Scholarship offers a $1,000 award to support the educational pursuits of promising students who are dedicated to supporting victims of negligence and promoting positive change.

Eligibility: Applicants must be about to enroll or currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program, or community college in the United States. High school students may apply if they have been accepted to an accredited college or university. Additionally, applicants must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

To apply for the scholarship, applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Resume including contact details
  • Academic transcript that includes their cumulative GPA
  • Original essay addressing the prompt: “Supporting Victims of Negligence”

Deadline: The application deadline for the scholarship is February 10, 2025.

Submit your application along with all your documents via email to

At Donaldson & Weston, we believe in the importance of supporting victims of negligence and empowering individuals to make a positive impact in their communities. Through our scholarship program, we aim to recognize and support students who share our commitment to advocating for those affected by negligence and promoting positive change. 

We look forward to receiving your thoughtful and insightful essays and are excited to see the impact you will make as future leaders and advocates for justice.