The Dangers of Texting and Driving Scholarship Contest [2019]

Did you know that texting and driving in California is against the law? Additionally, texting and driving laws also become stricter if you are under the age of 18 in California.

According to the California Highway Patrol, you are 23x more likely to get into a car accident if you have been texting while driving.

2019 Contest Details:

In order to increase awareness of the dangers of texting and driving, we want students to write a 500-word essay sharing their best tips on avoiding this dangerous habit.

One essay will be chosen, and that lucky student will receive $1,000 to put towards their tuition on behalf of Starpoint LC, Attorneys at Law.

Essay Prompt: What are the best ways to prevent texting and driving? Give at least 3 tips for drivers to help avoid texting and driving.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be EITHER be out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2019) OR students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2019 semester.
  • Must submit your essay by Thursday, August 1, 2019

Scholarship FAQ -

Submission Deadline:

August 1st, 2019

When will I find out if I am the winner?

Winner will be selected by August 15th, 2019

Submission Details:

In order to qualify for the scholarship contest we will need to gather the following information:

  • Your Name
  • A valid email address
  • Phone Number
  • A copy of your transcript or a proof of enrollment
  • Upload your 500-word essay as a Word doc