Chaffin Luhana Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship
The 2019 National Chaffin Luhana Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship Essay Contest Has Ended
Thank you to everyone who submitted essays to this year’s scholarship contest!
Submissions are being reviewed and we will announce the winner in 4-6 weeks.One of the Chaffin Luhana Foundation’s missions is to drive down the staggering number of distracted driving accidents in the United States. The Foundation will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a student who helps us in this fight by submitting an inspiring personal essay.
- Must be currently registered at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S.
- Currently going into or in final year of high school or enrolled as an undergraduate student.
- Must be under the age of 25 as of June 30, 2019.
- Scholarship money must be used towards student housing, books, or tuition.
Submission Criteria & Rules:Write an original 500-750 word essay about one of the following topics:
- Personal Experience. Have you had a personal experience with distracted driving? If so, how has it impacted your life?
- Take charge. Create a realistic distracted driving awareness campaign to effectively reduce the number of distracted driving related auto accidents in the U.S. Please include: ways to better educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving; steps that can be taken to prevent new, young drivers from distracted driving; and actionable steps that can be taken to put an end to distracted driving.
- Technology. How do you think technology and recent technology advancements have impacted the rise of distracted driving in the United States? Also, how big of a role do you believe that technology can have in putting an end to distracted driving? **Properly cite any statistics, surveys, studies, or news stories that you use in your essay to support your points**
The following information MUST be included in your essay submission to be considered:
- Post your essay on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etc…) and include a link to your post at the bottom of your essay. Be sure to remove any personal information when posting on social media. A Google Doc link will not be considered as a social media post.
- At the end of the essay, include your age, the name of the accredited school/college/university you currently attend, and your plans for the future.