Digital Responsibility Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship

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Award Amount: $1,000

Number of Awards: 1

Deadline: September 30, 2017

Winner Announcement: Not known

Brief Description:

At Digital Responsibility, Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship is available to apply.The program is open to 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.The purpose of this scholarship is to help you understand the risks of texting while driving.

Host Institution:

Digital Responsibility was started by a group of Silicon Valley tech employees who wished to share with young people the personal and public consequences of technology. Technology is part of our daily lives, but we have an obligation to use it and share it responsibly.

Eligibility:

To eligible, the applicant must meet all the following criteria:

  • Must be a 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.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

Instructions for Applying:

To apply, the applicant can submit an online entry including a 140-character message about texting while driving, through the given link: http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship

Supporting Documents:

The finalists will be asked to write a full-length 500- to 1,000-word essay about texting while driving.

Award Description:

The winner of the Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Digital Responsibility will select the 10 finalists based on the content of the 140-character message. The winner will be selected based on the content and creativity of the 500- to 1,000-word essay.

Detailed Information Link:

http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/scholarships/