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Chaffin Luhana Foundation Scholarships

For 2018, the Chaffin Luhana Foundation will be awarding two separate scholarships totaling $4,000 to students who submit inspiring personal essays. To learn more about this year’s scholarship offerings, please select a scholarship below to see the criteria and rules for essay submissions.

 

The 2017-2018 National Chaffin Luhana Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship Essay Contest

Please do not make any essay submissions after April 30, 2018.


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 $2,000 scholarship to a student who helps us in this fight by submitting an inspiring personal essay.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • 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 April 30, 2018.
  • 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**

Applicant must send essay submission to CLFDoingGood@ChaffinLuhana.com.

*Please use the subject line: Chaffin Luhana Anti-Distracted Driving Scholarship Essay Submission

The following information must be included in your email to consider your essay:

  • Name, address, phone number (Please place this information at the top)
  • Essay as an email attachment (.docx, .doc, or .txt files are preferred)
  • Post your essay on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etc…) and include a link to your post. Be sure to remove any personal information when posting on social media.
  • At the end of essay, include the name of your accredited school, college, or university you currently attend and your plans for the future.

Submission Deadlines:

April 30, 2018
One student who meets the eligibility criteria and attends a school within the U.S. will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship.

One winner will be chosen within four weeks of the submission deadlines and contacted via phone or email.

 

 

The 2017-2018 National Chaffin Luhana Impact of Social Media Scholarship Essay Contest

Please do not make any essay submissions after April 30, 2018.

The Chaffin Luhana Foundation will be awarding a $2,000 scholarship to the student with the most inspiring essay regarding the positive and/or negative effects of social media on high school and college students.

Eligibility Criteria:

Please make sure you meet all of the criteria below before submitting your essay.

  • You must be currently registered at an accredited high school, technical school, college, or university in the U.S.
  • You are entering in or are in your final year of high school or enrolled as an undergraduate student at a technical school, college, or university.
  • You must be under the age of 25 as of April 30, 2018.
  • Scholarship money must be used towards student housing, books, or tuition.

Scholarship Criteria & Rules:

Write an original 500-750 word essay about one of the following topics:

  • A Personal Experience – Has your experience with social media directly impacted your life in a positive or negative way?
  • Technology – How do you see the advancement in technology affecting our social media experience and do you see this having a positive or negative impact on students?
  • Bullying – Have you witnessed bullying occur on social media? What was your experience and how has it affected you?

You must submit your essay via email to CLFDoingGood@ChaffinLuhana.com.

*Please use the subject line: Chaffin Luhana Impact of Social Media Scholarship Essay Submission

The following information must be included with your submission:

  • Full name, address, phone number, and email address.
  • Essay document – The accepted file types are .docx, .doc, and .pdf.
  • Post your essay on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etc.) and include a link to the post. Be sure to remove any personal information when posting to social media.
  • Include the name of your current high school / university and the university you plan to attend in the future.

Submission Deadline:

You must have your essay submitted by midnight Pacific Standard Time (PST) April 30, 2018.