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!

Berkowitz & Myer Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Berkowitz & Myer
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in an accredited United States college or university during the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Car Accident Survivor Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawkins Spizman Kilgo
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled or have been accepted into an accredited college or university by Spring semester who have been injured in a car accident.

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. Scholarship Video Contest
Sponsor: Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.
Amount: Up to $750
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens who are current high school students registered at an Illinois high school or a current college freshman registered at an accredited college nationwide. Applicant must create a video sharing what law or laws would they create to make the roads safer.

Advance Prevention Lawsuit Legal Scholarship
Sponsor: Lawsuit Legal
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and students currently attending their first year of college with at least a 3.0 GPA who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicant must submit an essay and video giving a personal story sharing how reckless, drunk, impaired or distracted driving has impacted their lives.

TicketHelp Scholarship
Sponsor: TicketHelp
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who have had a driver’s license for at least one year. Applicant must have a minimum 2.8 GPA and have no tickets or incidents on their traffic record for the past three years. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted drivers.

Baltimore Student Law School Scholarship
Sponsor: Miller & Zois, LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to first-year law students enrolled at an ABA-accredited law school in the U.S. In the event of a tie, preference will be given to students with a connection to the Baltimore/Washington D.C. area. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Distracted Driving Prevention Scholarship
Sponsor: Sabbeth Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit a video on distracted driving.

Robert J. Debry Scholarship
Sponsor: Robert J. DeBry & Associates
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on one of multiple topics related to causes of injuries, such as distracted driving, motorcycle accidents, drug injuries, wrongful deaths related to fire arms, driving under the influence, and pedestrian accidents.

Select Insurance Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Select Insurance Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to driving.

Drive Smart: No Distractions, No Excuses Teen Digital Short Contest
Sponsor: CTIA Wireless Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: December 18, 2017
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, ages 13-18. Students must create a digital short to help educate their peers about the dangers of driving distracted. To enter: Register, create a digital short, answer a few questions (paragraph answers), then either share a link to your video or upload it.

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