Behind The Wheel Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Award Deadline: May 31, 2024

For students who have finally reached the age of legally driving, it can be a big step in growing up. For many, it can be exciting to have the ability to go to school, see friends, go to appointments, and more, all without a parent or guardian driving them there. However, getting a driver’s license is not all fun and games. Being a driver should be taken seriously; not driving responsibly can lead to severe consequences. As car accident lawyers, we believe passionately in educating young drivers and setting them up for success while behind the wheel. For this scholarship, applicants are asked to discuss the importance of being a responsible driver and detail specific tools and tactics that could be taught to young drivers to encourage safety while on the road.

The scholarship winner will be chosen based on the criteria outlined below and awarded $1,000 for their higher education.

Scholarship Eligibility

The eligibility requirements for the Behind The Wheel Scholarship are as follows:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program within the United States
  • Applicants must have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher

Application Requirements

A complete application for this scholarship must include:

  • A Resume with current contact information 
  • A current academic transcript (clearly showing your Cumulative GPA) 
  • A 1,000-word essay discussing the importance of safe driving, ways to be responsible on the road, and specific tools to encourage young drivers to be safe while behind the wheel.

Please email your application to Brian Gelb at bag@gelbandgelb.com

Deadline

The application deadline is May 31st, 2024. Do not miss your chance! Unfortunately, we won’t consider late submissions. Apply today and drive your future forward!

Visit our scholarship winners page to learn about the previous recipients of the Behind the Wheel Scholarship!

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