Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
- 1 January 2017
Kisling, Nestico & Redick, an Ohio-based personal injury law firm, today announced the availability of a new Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship, which will award $5,000 to the student who develops the best proposal to persuade young adults to avoid texting while driving.
The core of the application is for students to develop a plan that will communicate the risks of distracted driving and encourage young adults to avoid participating is such behavior while behind the wheel. Interested students can apply online or download a PDF version of the application.
A completed application form.
A current high school, college, or graduate school transcript (unofficial copies are acceptable).
A letter of recommendation from a teacher or faculty member.
**The scholarship must be applied to tuition and other education-related expenses.**A check will be made payable to the recipient’s educational institution directly. You are expected to submit any receipts to remain in compliance with the IRS.
The TOEFL® test is a popular option for students to meet the English-language requirements for scholarships.
Applicants will be required to develop a plan that will persuade young adults from texting and driving. The plan can be very open-ended. Applicants can make videos, submit strategies, or be as creative as they’d like to convey their ideas.
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