2017 Scholarships

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11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2016 

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.

2017 Scholarship Rules(PDF File)

Essay Entry Form (Word File)

Video Entry Form (Word File)

Winners will be announced:
Winners ONLY will be notified on or about May 15, 2017, and announced on BeADonor.org

Previous Essay Scholarship Winners:

20072008200920102011201220132014,20132014, 2015, 2016
Previous Video Scholarship Winners:

2011201220132014, 2015, 2016




Bill Thomasson

Bill Thomasson, donor father, presented two of the 2013 Legacy of Life Scholarships to winners at Westfield High School. Caitlyn Rudy (left) and Jessica Preston (right) are pictured in front of the art display case that was dedicated to Bill’s daughter Taylor, who became an organ donor when she died in 2007.

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.

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