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Want to combat drunk driving AND win a $1000 college scholarship? Here's how!MICHAEL P. FLEMING & ASSOCIATES in Houston, Texas is a private law firm which offers exceptional representation to those who have suffered serious injuries in all types of accidents. The firm is proud to offer a $1,000 College Scholarship for high school seniors and undergraduate students enrolled in 2 to 4-year colleges, based on an essay competition.

In keeping with the focus of the firm, this year’s topic is “Ideas and solutions to reduce drunk driving car accidents.”

Drunk driving is a serious issue, and especially so for young students. According to the National Institute for Traffic Safety Administration, “every day, almost 29 people in the United States die in alcohol-impaired vehicle crashes—that’s one person every 50 minutes.”

Have some great ideas on how to stop this problem? Here’s how to apply:

Submit an original essay of approximately 250 words or video essay on the topic. The scholarship application deadline is July 1, 2018.  And, the winner will be announced by August 1, 2018 on the firm’s blog and on social media.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • open to all high school seniors and undergraduate students,
  • prior recipients NOT eligible,
  • must be in word format (.doc or .docx),
  • essays must be emailed to scholarship@flemingattorneys.com, and
  • you must include your full name, address, phone number and name of your school.

Essays will be judged based on clarity of content, originality and grammar. ONLY the winning applicants will be notified. So, please make sure to check flemingattorneys.com/undergraduate-scholarship.

Want more great college scholarships? Visit the Back to Basics Scholarships tab with is updated regularly for the latest scholarships, eligibility information, and application instructions. And, for the best tips while applying, visit How to Win Scholarships.

Need some help? Back to Basics in Wilmington, Delaware offers a college essay writing / scholarship writing workshop to get you started!

College Essay Writing Workshop (11th – 12th grades): Don’t leave your college choice up to chance! The college essay is a crucial part of your admissions package… and the one piece that busy students most often overlook or rush through. This workshop will help move your application package to the top of the stack with a well written, thoughtfully edited, interesting, and memorable essay.

$99 for workshop:

  • June 25 -28, 2018            Mon/Wed/Thurs   10:30 a.m. – 12:00 pm
  • July 30 –Aug 2, 2018       Mon/Wed/Thurs   10:30 a.m. – 12:00 pm
  • Aug 6 – Aug 9, 2018        Mon/Wed/Thurs   10:30 a.m. – 12:00 pm

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware

Back to Basics is Delaware’s premiere 1-on-1 tutoring facility, offering over 60 subjects from Accounting, to Mandarin Chinese, to AP Calculus. The company also provides education and education related services such as professional development, translating and interpreting in 21 languages, speech therapy, occupational therapy, behavior specialists, reading specialists, paras, ELL services, homebound services, RTI support, psycho-educational testing and test prep. We also offer summer school and educational summer camps, original credit and credit recovery. Click Here to learn about summer camps, summer school, original credit and enrichment options!

Plus, Back to Basics Private School is Delaware’s only Department of Education approved 1-on-1 Private School for K-12 students. At Back to Basics, we approach education in a whole new way, challenging your child to redefine the very definition of what “school” can be.  With an unprecedented teacher-to-student ratio of 1:1 for all courses, we offer the proven teaching and testing methods that will enable your child to truly learn. Click here to learn more about this unique alternative school in Delaware.

Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is not in partnership with, or affiliated with, this organization, or the scholarship selection committees in any way. This post is simply intended to inform Back to Basics’ clients and readers about relevant opportunities for children, youth, and adults.

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