Helping college students meet the costs of their educational needs

The attorneys at McEwen Law Firm – US Drug Lawsuit, understand the value of a higher education. The ever rising costs of tuition and other expenses associated with college and obtaining a higher degree can place a tremendous financial strain on both students and their families. For this reason, the McEwen Law Firm – US Drug Lawsuit is pleased to offer an existing or incoming college student a $1,000 scholarship to meet their educational costs. The winner of the scholarship will be determined through an essay contest, the details of which are detailed below.

Scholarship essay contest topic and eligibility

The McEwen Law Firm – US Drug Lawsuit college scholarship is open to individuals who are planning to attend or currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university. In order to participate, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the following question:

Many patients have experienced the harmful effects of Xarelto, a prescribed blood thinner. After examining the consequences of Xarelto, do you believe Xarelto should be recalled from the market?

To apply, interested applicants should submit their response to the above question via email to usdruglawsuit@gmail.com by 11/01/17. In the body of their email, applicants should also submit the following information:

  • Their name, address, phone number, and age
  • If under 17, contact information for their parent or guardian
  • The name of the institution they plan to attend in their upcoming semester
  • Their anticipated course of study.

Upon receipt, the attorneys at McEwen Law Firm – US Drug Lawsuit will review the submissions and choose a winner based upon the following criteria:

  • Responsiveness to the question
  • The quality of the writing
  • Originality
  • The applicant’s demonstrated potential in his or her chosen field of study

 

Rachael Cleveland Wins Top Award in the 2016 US Drug Lawsuit Scholarship Essay Contest

December 15, 2016 – The attorneys at McEwen Law Firm – US Drug Lawsuit, understand the value of a higher education. The ever-rising costs of tuition and other expenses associated with college and obtaining a higher degree can place a tremendous financial strain on both students and their families. For this reason, the McEwen Law Firm was thrilled to offer existing or incoming college students with an opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship to help meet their educational costs.

There were an overwhelming number of extraordinary essay submissions that encompassed thought provoking views on the role of the US Food and Drug Administration in today’s society. The attorneys at McEwen Law Firm were very impressed with not only the number of entries, but the quality of compositions that were submitted and it was difficult to narrow it down to only one winner! However, there was one standout submission that could not be ignored.  McEwen Law Firm is excited to announce the winner of the first US Drug Lawsuit Scholarship Essay Contest is RACHAEL CLEVELAND.

“We are honored to offer this scholarship to a deserving student like Rachael Cleveland,” said Gregory N. McEwen, owner and lead attorney at McEwen Law Firm.

Rachael Cleveland is a Junior at the University of Oregon. She is majoring in Environmental Science and minoring in Biology. With her degree, she hopes to either go into research or policy. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and restoration volunteering, as well as reading, writing, and photography. She plans to use this scholarship to help pay for her undergraduate studies.

Read Rachael’s essay – The Role of the FDA

 

Contact a dangerous drug attorney to discuss your case

The team of attorneys at McEwen Law Firm – US Drug Lawsuit, work tirelessly to support victims of dangerous, defective and recalled drugs.  If you or a loved one have been injured by a dangerous drug or medical device, our experienced team can help you get the compensation that you need for your injuries and other damages.

Call today at 1-800-732-3070.

McEwen Law Firm – US Drug Lawsuit
5850 Blackshire Path
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076-1619
Phone: 651-224-3833
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