Rules and Requirements

An estimated 3,000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer every year in the US 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 specific to this 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
  • Cannot be an employee or family member of an employee of Baron & Budd
  • Deadline for submissions is Friday, July 16, 2020
  • Scholarship winners will be announced Friday, August 7, 2020

Essay and Video Topics

How has cancer impacted your life? It can be any kind of cancer.

Mesothelioma cancers, as well as other terminal cancers, have an impact well beyond the victim alone. How has receiving a cancer diagnosis for you or your loved one impacted your life? How did it impact you while your loved one was fighting their illness? What hardships did you or your family experience? How will this scholarship help you to reach your academic goals?

Thursday, July 16, 2020

White Corners: Financial Aid: Scholarships
4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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