Who Can Apply: In order to qualify for this scholarship, an applicant must be either a current or incoming college student, and must participate in our essay competition on the legal topic detailed below.
Submission: The application process entails writing and submitting a 500+ word essay on the following topic:
“Distracted driving has become an increasing problem in the United States, and the growing popularity and availability of smartphones is often cited as a significant factor in this increase. While many states have imposed limitations on the way that drivers may use personal electronic devices, the effectiveness of these laws is not yet clear. What changes or new measures could be adopted in order to reduce the risk that cellphone use poses to other motorists, pedestrians, or bicyclists?”
Deadline: January 15, 2015
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