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!

QuitDD.Org Scholarship
Sponsor: Walker, Billingsley & Bair
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: April 27, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students in the state of Iowa who have at least a 2.75 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Terry Bryant Scholarship
Sponsor: Terry Bryan Accident & Injury Law
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: April 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan on seeking a degree at an accredited four-year university. Applicant must produce a video, write an essay , or put together a PowerPoint presentation on the dangers of underage drinking, drunk driving, or distracted driving.

Arizona Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Goldberg & Osborne
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students in Arizona. Applicant must fill out a form pledging they will not text and drive.

Chaffin Luhana Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Chaffin Luhana LLP
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2018
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.

DefensiveDriving.com Scholarship
Sponsor: DefensiveDriving.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college students who are legal residents of the United States. Applicant must make a 10-30 second video on a topic related to defensive driving.

Manning & Zimmerman Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Office of Manning & Zimmerman PLLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
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.

Teen Safety Scholarship
Sponsor: Millar & Mixon
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 1 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and rising freshmen in are/will be attending a Georgia college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on distracted driving.

Gauthier Amedee College Scholarship Essay Program
Sponsor: Gauthier Amedee APLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students who are attending an accredited college or university in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on either texting and driving OR a powerful life experience that has changed their life.

Marks & Harrison Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Marks & Harrison
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: May 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from Essex, Rappahannock, Northumberland, Washington & Lee and Lancaster (Virginia) high schools who will be going to college. Applicant must submit an essay or video on distracted driving.

2018 Texts=Wrecks Scholarship
Sponsor: GibsonSingleton PLLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2018
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.

#ArriveAliveTX Distracted Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Patterson Law Group
Amount: $2,108
Closing Date: May 30, 2018
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.

Comedy Defensive Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Comedy Defensive Driving
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
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.

Defense Against Distracted Driving Scholarship
Sponsor: Javaheri & Yahoudai
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

Worgul Law Firm Scholarship
Sponsor: Worgul Law Firm LLC
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to drinking and driving.

Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Andrew Flusche, PLC
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
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) which portrays the correct way of interacting with a police officer during a traffic stop or any other encounter.

National Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Goldberg & Osborne
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently attending college or planning to attend college during the Fall 2018 semester. Applicant must pledge to not text and drive.

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