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!

Goldberg & Osborne Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Goldberg & Osborne
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently attending college during the Fall 2017 semester. Applicant must pledge to not text and drive.

Commercial Video Scholarship
Sponsor: Cheap Auto Insurance Co.
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent legal residents of the United States. Scholarship is open to high school seniors who will enroll in college in the Spring semester or current college students. Applicant must submit an original commercial about car insurance driving habits good or bad.

Create Real Impact Contest
Sponsor: Impact Teen Drivers
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: October 6, 2017
Description: Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Applicant must create an original work showcasing their idea for a solution or strategy to fix the very real problem of reckless and 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.

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.

Marks & Harrison Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Marks & Harrison
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: December 8, 2017
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.

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