The Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship is a scholarship open to almost all learners. This scholarship is sponsored by Digital Responsibility, an organized started by Silicon Valley tech workers who aim to “share with young people the personal and public consequences of technology.”
One of the big ways that Digital Responsibility raises awareness is through this scholarship program, which aims to education young people of the dangers of texting and driving. Digital Responsibility also offers separate scholarships focused on: Digital Privacy, E-waste, and Technology Addiction Awareness
Who is eligible for this scholarship?
You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, or a student entering college or graduate school of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.
How do you apply to The Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship?
Complete the application form and write a 140-character message about texting while driving. According to to the website, “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.”
How much is The Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship worth?
The winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to put towards their college or graduate school education!
When is the scholarship due?
The due date for The Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship is September 30, 2019. This date is notable, because it coincides with September’s No Texting while Driving Day!
>>>Complete your application and write your 140-character message about texting while driving (remember, finalists will be asked to write an additional essay).
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