The law firm of Marasco & Nesselbush, LLP, is proud to offer scholarships to deserving students in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts who create compelling videos to raise awareness about concussions and other traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
The following are answers to questions that you may have about the contest:
I am a member of the class of 2015 at my high school. Am I eligible?
Yes, seniors in the class of 2015 enrolled in high schools in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts are eligible to compete for the scholarships, as well students already enrolled in four-year colleges and universities in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts.
I plan to attend a two-year community college. Am I eligible?
Yes, the scholarship is available for two-year and four-year colleges and universities.
Who selects the winners?
A scholarship selection committee will choose the scholarship winners based on the originality, creativity and impact of the video public service announcements. Social media voting will account for 25 percent of the scoring process.
Will all the public service announcement videos be uploaded?
We will upload each video to YouTube. Visitors can login on the
and vote for their favorite videos. Social voting will account for 25 percent of the final score in selecting the winners.
Why do I need to include a digital photo of myself?
We want to include photos of the creators of the videos when we announce the scholarship recipients.
Do I need to mail or email my video? What happens to my video?
Marasco & Nesselbush, LLP, will have the right to use the video and the scholarship recipient’s photo on our websites and in our promotional literature to advance the purpose of the contest and our mission.