Prior to practicing law, Wade Law founding attorney Joseph Wade lost his grandfather to injuries obtained while in the care of an Avon, Indiana nursing home.
Mr. Wade steps into the arena each day to represent clients injured by the negligent and intentional acts of others. Unfortunately, that includes many clients harmed through medical malpractice.
The Saying STOP to Medical Malpractice Scholarship is Wade Law’s way of highlighting this important issue and encouraging high standards of medical care. One winner will receive $2,500 toward their education.
Who Is Eligible?
The Saying STOP to Medical Malpractice Scholarship is open to any undergraduate or graduate student who can meet the following criteria:
- Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Enroll in or be accepted at an accredited college, university, or graduate school in the United States
- Agree to the scholarship terms and conditions
- Submit the necessary application materials
- Create a 30-60 second video, upload it to YouTube, and share it on social media
How to Apply
Please review the eligibility requirements carefully and then craft a short video on the scholarship topic provided below.
Once your video is complete:
- Fill out the application form on this page
- Upload a copy of your unofficial transcript
- Include a link to your YouTube video
- Submit proof of enrollment/acceptance to an accredited college/university/graduate school (student ID, letter of acceptance, etc.)
Scholarship Video Topic
Experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine say that more than 250,000 deaths occur each year in the United States, making it the third leading cause of death in the country. Use this opportunity to unveil your opinion on the matter in a short video. You can even share a story in which you or someone you know has suffered from any form of medical malpractice (misdiagnosis, prescription drug errors, surgical errors, etc.).
In your video, talk about what could be done to remedy the situation and protect the vulnerable from medical errors and negligence. How can we best say STOP to such practices? The length of your video should be around 30 to 60 seconds.
Upload your video to your YouTube account. Include a link to the uploaded video in your scholarship application form. Finally, post the video on Facebook or Instagram, [using #WadeLawScholarship], inspiring your friends and relatives to promote and practice high standards of health care.
Application Deadline / Deadline / Scholarship Deadline
The deadline to apply is June 15, 2022.
Applications received after the deadline will not be taken into consideration.
After the deadline, all submissions will be reviewed by our scholarship selection committee. Depending on the number of applications we receive, the decision process can take anywhere from 1-3 months.
For legal reasons, we are unable to accept calls, emails, or other communication regarding the scholarship, applicants’ status, or other questions not addressed here. All the necessary details about this scholarship can be found above. In some cases, Wade Law may contact applicants for additional information, such as verification.
2022 is the first year we are offering our annual Saying STOP to Medical Malpractice Scholarship, but future winners (maybe even you!) will be listed here. Winners will be interviewed for an announcement blog post and press release.