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!

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.

Fleming College Scholarship
Sponsor: Michael P. Fleming & Associates, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students . Applicant must submit an essay on smartphones and how it impacts them while they are behind the wheel.

Page Law’s Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Page Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled or planning to attend an accredited United States college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to bicylcle accidents, motorcycle accidents or top driver safety tips to stay alert and stay alive.

Ankin Law Office Scholarship
Sponsor: Ankin Law Office
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: July 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate, law school, and graduate school students. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Christensen Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students in the United States who are pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Law Offices of Steinberg, Goodman, and Kalish Annual Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Offices of Steinberg, Goodman, and Kalish
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who will be enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate programs during fall 2019. Applicant must submit an essay on advice they would give their younger self when it comes to driving hazards.

Law School Scholarship
Sponsor: Miller & Zois, LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2019
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.

Cantor Crane Personal Injury Lawyer Student Scholarship
Sponsor: Cantor Crane Injury Law
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students. Applicant must make a pledge to not drink and drive and not to text while driving.

First Step Scholarship
Sponsor: Sutliff & Stout
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: August 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who will be attending college during the fall of 2019. Applicant must submit an essay on distracted driving habits.

Robert J. DeBry Scholarship
Sponsor: Robert J. DeBry & Associates
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: August 15, 2019
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.

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.

Kelsey’s Law Scholarship
Sponsor: Michigan Auto Law
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: August 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to 11th and 12th grade students (class of 2019 and 2020) attending any public or private Michigan high schools and have a valid Michigan driver’s license. Applicant must submit a video, graphic, or Tweet that resonates with teens and influences their driving behavior (reduce distracted driving).

QuoteWizard Safe Driver Scholarship
Sponsor: QuoteWizard
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending a college or university in 2019. Applicant must build a social awareness campaign to reduce distracted driving.

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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