The Alpharetta Personal Injury Lawyers at Boling Rice LLC Scholarship Essay Contest

The costs associated with going to college can place getting a higher education out of reach for many people, and students who finance their degrees with student loans can be saddled with debt that can hold them back in a number of ways. In order to help young people achieve their dreams, the attorneys of Boling Rice LLC have established an annual $500 college scholarship essay contest. Details about the contest and how to apply follow below.

The 2017 Scholarship Topic

In order to participate, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the following question:

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were approximately 431,000 people injured in accidents involving a distracted driver during 2014. In an effort to curb distracted driving, many states, including Georgia, have enacted laws limiting the way in which drivers can cell phones, many of which have proved difficult to enforce. What else can the government do to reduce the number of distracted driving accidents on our roads?

Eligibility Requirements and Application Procedure

In order to apply, applicants must be planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the 2017-2018 school year. Applicants should submit their essay to by August 31, 2017 as an attachment in an email. The following information should be included in the body of the email:

  • Your name, address, and phone number
  • The name of the school that you are planning on attending and your proposed course of study
  • If you are under 18, contact information for your parent

Once the application period has closed, our staff will review the essays and decide a winner based on a number of factors, including responsiveness to the question, the quality of the writing, the applicant’s demonstrated potential for academic success, originality, and the content of the response.

Contact Boling Rice LLC Today for More Information

Boling Rice LLC is an Alpharetta personal injury law firm that works with clients that have been injured by the negligence of other people. Examples of cases we regularly handle include those arising from car accidents, slip and falls, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, and more. To learn more about how we can help you, call our office today at 770-355-0780 or contact us online.