Legacy of Life Scholarship



To view the winning essay’s and video’s click here!

2021 Essay Scholarship Winners: 
$5,000 Winner: James Field of South Riding, VA
$3,000 Winner: Evangeline Gilmer of Waldorf, MD
$1,000 Winner: Anthony Musti of Reston, VA
2021 Video Scholarship Winners:
$5,000 Winner: Emily Luong of Ashburn, VA
$3,000 Winner: Kate Marston of Arlington, VA
$1,000 Winner: Kendall Brooks of Temple Hills, MD
$1,000 Winner: Dineth Meegoda of Germantown, MD
$1,000 Winner: Katherine Reif of Ashburn, VA



Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC), the D.C. metropolitan area’s organ recovery agency, and its Donor Family and Community Advisory Council sponsor this scholarship. WRTC is dedicated to educating people from all walks of life in our community about the benefits of organ and tissue donation.

Participants must follow ALL competition rules.

2021 Scholarship Rules (PDF File)

Essay Entry Form (PDF File)

Video Entry Form (PDF File)

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Washington Regional Transplant Community (WRTC) does not collect personal information from website (www.beadonor.org) visitors.   Numerical data (e.g. numbers of visitors to the site or a particular page) are collected for statistical purposes only.  Students who submit essays will not be enrolled to receive extraneous emails and/or solicitations of any sort.  Only scholarship winners will be contacted by the staff of WRTC.  Scholarship recipients should note that their name, home town, high school, college/institution the student plans to attend, prize amount and winning essay will be listed on WRTC’s website and may also be used in other promotional materials (e.g., in WRTC newsletters, press materials and on WRTC’s Facebook page,www.facebook.com/beadonor).  Any photos submitted by the students or taken during the official in-person presentation of the scholarship may also be included in WRTC promotional materials.