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Leslie A. Ebert Legacy of Life Scholarship Program

Offered by Washington Regional Transplant Community

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 24, 2024
10 awards worth

$1,000 - $5,000

Grade level

High School Senior

Application deadline:

April 15, 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Leslie A. Ebert Legacy of Life Scholarship Program is open to current high school seniors residing in Maryland, the District of Columbia, or specific counties in Northern Virginia (see full list under “Eligibility Information”). Applicants must plan to attend college in the upcoming Fall semester and create an essay or video persuading others to register as organ, eye, and tissue donors. Essay submissions must be sent to [email protected], and video submissions must be sent to [email protected].

Join in on honoring Leslie A. Ebert’s legacy by spreading awareness on the importance of being an organ, eye, or tissue donor, and apply today.

About Washington Regional Transplant Community

The Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC) is an organ procurement organization (OPO); it is one of 57 federally-designated, non-profit agencies nationwide responsible for facilitating the organ, eye and tissue donation process of deceased individuals.

Eligibility information

In addition to meeting the below eligibility criteria, applicants residing in Virginia must reside in Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, Clarke, Culpeper, Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George, Fauquier, or Warren County, OR in one of the independent cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Manassas, or Manassas Park.

Grade Level

High School Senior


Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC

Application information

To be considered for the scholarship, interested students must submit either the essay OR video option below.

1,000-word essay

90-second video

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for both full and part-time enrollment statuses.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

This scholarship is restricted for use at two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and trade/technical schools.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Washington Regional Transplant Community at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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