The Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship is provided by digitalresponsibility.org.
If you are a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level you can enter this scholarship contest. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
To apply, you must complete the application form on the website including 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.
The deadline to apply is September 30, 2015 — which happens to be No Texting While Driving Day.
The 10 finalists are selected based on the content of the 140-character message in their initial application. The final winner will be selected based on the content and creativity of the 500- to 1,000-word essay.
The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
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