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The Peck Law Group $1000 Elder Abuse and Neglect Scholarship with Social Media Challenge

Elder Abuse and Neglect is an ever growing problem facing our society today. By informing the public on the signs and symptoms we can help bring a stop to this dreadful act.

Elder Abuse and Neglect Scholarship Details

Videos are a terrific way to display information about elder abuse and neglect as they are interesting, easy to watch and easily shareable. At the Peck Law Group we are constantly moving towards the goal of eliminating elder neglect and abuse in California and throughout the United States.

Your submitted elder abuse video and article may inform thousands of Americans of the signs and symptoms of abuse and can possibly land you a $1000 scholarship if we choose your video!

Our challenge to you: Create a video detailing your experience with elder abuse and/or neglect, along with an article of at least 500 words. It can be your own experience, or something that has happened to a loved one. The more in-depth the better – be creative!

Please include a link to any referenced statistics or studies within your 500-word article. For example: “Past research studies have shown that there are significant correlations between the number of nurses and nurse aides, rate of staff turnover, number of beds at a facility, and the total incidents involving patient mistreatment.”

Please note: Videos and articles must be 100% original and created by you. Your submission will be checked for plagiarism and originality. If any part is plagiarized / not written by you it will not be accepted. Additionally, all images and content included in your video / article must be original and royalty free (no copy and pasting infographics and/or images from other websites without permission). If you’d like to use stock images, please use a site with royalty free images such as Pexels.

Social Media Challenge

If you wish to participate in our social media challenge, you can receive an additional $400 with your scholarship! Simply write a post on social media with a story about nursing home abuse, including the hashtag #nursinghomeabuse and a link to the following page: https://premierlegal.org/check-with-peck-nursing-home-abuse-neglect/ 

For more information on elder abuse in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, check out these articles:

Here’s what you need to know:

How to enter:

Simply send an email to [email protected] with your original video and 500-word article on elder abuse and/or neglect, plus a link to your social media post with the following information:

  • Full name, address, and phone number
  • Name of college or trade school planning to attend / currently attending
  • If under 18, please provide us with the legal guardians contact information

The Peck Law Group will accept original submissions from April 01, 2024 through April 01, 2025 (11:59 p.m. PST). The winner will be announced May 01, 2025 and will receive a $1000 scholarship.

Scholarship Eligibility:
  • Anyone that is attending, or has been accepted to a college or trade school
  • Students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in the United States
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Please note that by entering the Peck Law Group Elder Abuse and Neglect Scholarship you are providing permission to the Peck Law Group to edit, use, and publish your submission.

Additional Resources for Information on Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Abuse by City:

2023 Elder Abuse Article Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Scholar for winning our 2023 $1000 scholarship! More details to come.

2022 Elder Abuse Article Scholarship Winner

2023 Elder Abuse article scholarship winner Mia Knight.

Congratulations to Miae Knight for winning our 2022 $1000 scholarship!

Miae’s article was very well written and included creative infographics that complemented her article: https://premierlegal.org/recognizing-elder-abuse-and-neglect-taking-steps-towards-change/

2021 Elder Abuse Article Scholarship Winner

Shania Montufar winner of the 2021 elder abuse scholarship

Congratulations to Shania Montufar for winning our 2021 $700 scholarship!

Shania really went above and beyond on her article titled, “Behind Closed Doors: Understanding, Preventing, and Reporting Elder Abuse“, including fresh images and the creation of the ‘FIRST’ system – very impressive!

2020 Elder Abuse Article Scholarship Winner

Elder Abuse and Neglect Scholarship Winner for 2020 Angelina

Congratulations to Angelina Xu for winning our 2020 $700 scholarship!

Angelina went above and beyond in her article, including pictures and in-depth information. Great work!

Here is a link to her fantastic article: https://www.premierlegal.org/elder-abuse-growing-problem/

2019 Elder Abuse Article Scholarship Winner

California Elder Abuse Scholarship Winner Aruntathi

Congratulations to Aruntathi Chezhian for winning our 2019 $700 scholarship!

Aruntathi is planning on attending the University of Texas at Dallas in the fall of 2020.

Here is a link to the incredible in-depth article that Aruntathi submitted: https://www.premierlegal.org/elder-abuse-and-neglect-in-2020/

2018 Elder Abuse Infographic Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Kathleen Austin for winning our 2018 $500 scholarship!

Kathleen started at the University of Texas at Austin in the fall of 2018 and aspires to become a lawyer.

Here is the infographic that Kathleen submitted:

Elder Abuse California Infographic

We look forward to receiving your submissions for the 2020 elder abuse article scholarship!

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us using the following email address: [email protected]


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