This scholarship is for students enrolled at a North Carolina high school who will attend an accredited four-year college or university in the fall of 2014. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must have a minimum weighted high school GPA of 3.2 and be 18 years of age by September 1, 2014. To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit an essay of no more than 1,000 words responding to the following essay topic: "At any given daylight moment across America, approximately 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving, a number that has held steady since 2010.” (distraction.gov, NOPUS) Write an open letter to these drivers persuading them to stop using their phones or electronic devices while driving.
How easy is it to apply?
Not too bad
This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.
How much competition is there?
This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.