$2,500 Awareness Scholarship

McKenzie Law Firm, P.C. is awarding a $2,500 DUI Awareness Scholarship to a deserving college or high school student who is pursuing their post-secondary education at an accredited college or university. To qualify, students must fill out the application on this page and submit a 1,000-word essay discussing why people still engage in drunk driving, despite the risks. Applications for the McKenzie Law Firm, P.C. DUI Awareness Scholarship must be completed on or before the June 15, 2020 deadline.

DUI Awareness Scholarship Writing Prompt:
Every day, 29 people lose their lives due to an alcohol-impaired driver, accounting for 28% of all traffic-related deaths in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Despite awareness campaigns and the rise of ride-sharing apps, each year thousands of people die due to impaired driving.

To apply for this scholarship, applicants must write a 1,000-word essay on the following topic:

Why do you think many people still engage in drunk driving despite knowing the risks, and what you think you can do to address the issue among your peers?

Please note, the deadline for all applications is June 15, 2020.