Activism: Distracted Driving Scholarships

Distracted driving has become a big problem. Texting and driving is the probably the most common distracted driving activity, but there are other activities that can distract you while driving. Unfortunately, distracted driving causes traffic accidents all the time. If you have been affected by distracted driving or if you are passionate about people not being distracted by while driving, there are scholarships for you!

Kaplan Lawyers PC Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: Kaplan Lawyers PC
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be entering college in the fall and are current residents of the greater New York City area or Long Island, NY. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Manning & Zimmerman Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Office of Manning & Zimmerman PLLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to New Hampshire high school seniors who plan to pursue any type of secondary education or vocational/technical school. Applicant must submit a video on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Texts=Wrecks Scholarship
Sponsor: GibsonSingleton PLLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 16, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must submit a short introduction and an essay on their good choices like choosing not to drive distracted or choosing not to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Becker Law Office Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Becker Law Office
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to teenage driving.

Comedy Defensive Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Comedy Defensive Driving
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must take the pledge related to driving and design an advertisement against distracted driving.

Text Free for Tita Bi-Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: Patterson Law Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas full-time students, entering or attending an accredited university or law school in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a video, short writing (three paragraphs or less) or poem, or photo or graphic on a subject related to reduce the number of truck accidents due to distracted driving in Texas.

Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Andrew Flusche, PLC
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must also be a citizen or lawful resident of the United States. Applicant must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) about avoiding distracted driving (e.g. cell phones, passengers, radio, etc).

Chaffin Luhana Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Chaffin Luhana LLP
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students under the age of 25. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Arizona Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Goldberg & Osborne
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in Arizona. Applicant must fill out a form pledging they will not text and drive.

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students in grades 9-12 and current college or graduate school students. Applicant must complete a short form and share a 140-character statement explaining why they will not text and drive.

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