Activism: Distracted Driving Scholarships

Distracted driving has become a big problem. Texting and driving is the probably the most common distracted driving activity, abut 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.

Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Christensen Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 4, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to students in the United States who are pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited college or university. Applicant must creative an effective, compelling video to help prevent dangerous driving.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: #ZeroCrashFuture: Driving Safety Tips
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 25, 2022
Description: Create a slipcover for your or loved one’s phone to “sleep in” while driving. Use our template or create your own and share helpful tips and reminders to stay safe on the road. You’ll be entered for the opportunity to earn a $1,000 scholarship.

First Step Scholarship
Sponsor: Sutliff & Stout
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: July 29, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who will be attending college during the fall. Applicant must submit an essay on distracted driving habits.

Defense Against Distracted Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Javaheri & Yahoudai
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Chaffin Luhana Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Chaffin Luhana LLP
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 31, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students under the age of 25 who are residents of the Greater Pittsburgh area (including Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, and Northern West Virginia). 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, 2022
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, 2022
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.

Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Andrew Flusche, PLC
Amount: $500
Closing Date: November 30, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have been accepted into a college, university, or trade school and students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school. Applicant must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) about how to share the road with pedestrians and bicyclists.

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