$1000 Don’t Text and Drive HS/College Scholarship Due 9/30
Apply by September 30th to the $1,000 Digital Responsibility Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship.
Do you know how far you will drive on the freeway if you take your eyes off the road for five seconds, the average time it takes to send a text? An entire football field. According to the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, texting while driving makes drivers 23 times more likely to get into a “safety-critical event.” The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the risks of texting while driving.
• high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level
• home schooled students are also eligible
• there is no age limit
• U.S. citizen or legal resident
How To Apply:
Complete the brief application form which asks you to write a 140-character message about texting while driving. The top 10 applications will be selected as finalists. The finalists will be asked to write a full length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving.