The purpose of The "Eddie" Eyyad Almargi Pedestrian Awareness Scholarship is to draw attention to an important issue that many Americans face each and every day. In offering this $1000 scholarship, our goal is to improve safety on the road involving vehicles and pedestrians crossing the street. Our hope is for people to learn to share the road responsibly. In a 750 word essay, please discuss the dangers of crossing the street, the ways drivers can anticipate and avoid hitting people in the street, and the ways in which pedestrians can increase their safety.
Students must meet the following requirements in order to apply for The "Eddie" Eyyad Almargi Pedestrian Awareness Scholarship:
A) Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate, undergraduate, or law program at an accredited college or university within the United States. High school seniors who are graduating before the deadline and have been accepted to/enrolled in a degree program are also eligible.
B) Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
To apply for this scholarship, interested candidates should provide the following:
A) A current official or unofficial academic transcript from their most recent academic institution.
B) Contact information and an updated resume.
C) A 750-word original essay in which they describe what dangers pedestrians face when crossing the street and what both drivers and pedestrians can do to increase safety on the roads.