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Road to Safety Scholarship Contest

The scholarship entry period deadline for 2019 graduates ends: May 10, 2019.

See the 2018 winners here!

Each day, over 200 people are injured and 4 people are killed in traffic accidents in Pennsylvania.

At Metzger Wickersham law firm, we have represented thousands of people injured in auto accidents, and we know how a serious or fatal car crash can devastate a victim’s family, friends and the surrounding community.

Many motor vehicle crashes are caused by risky behaviors like driving under the influence of alcohol or texting while driving. These types of accidents are especially heartbreaking, because they are fully preventable.

Metzger Wickersham’s scholarship program encourages students to take a stand against dangerous driving. The Road to Safety Scholarship Contest provides high school seniors with the opportunity to submit a creative project about the dangers of drunk driving and/or distracted driving for the chance to win college scholarship money. The ultimate goal of the contest is to help spread the message to drive with safety in mind all the time!

First place winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship, second place winners will receive $750 and third place winners will receive $500.

CONTEST RULES

Enter Metzger Wickersham’s Road to Safety Scholarship Contest by submitting a creative project that educates people about the perils of dangerous driving. In your own creative way, tell us how teens can drive with safety in mind, all the time.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Metzger Wickersham’s Road to Safety Scholarship Contest is open to graduating, college-bound high school seniors in Pennsylvania.

RULES

College-bound seniors may enter the contest by submitting a creative project that sends a memorable message about the dangers of drunk driving and/or distracted driving.

Students may submit no more than one entry. All entries must be submitted with a completed 2019 Entry Form. If emailing entry form, please submit in PDF format.

An entry must fall under at least one of the following categories:
  • Poster/Billboard
  • Painting/Drawing
  • Digital Design/Illustration (This includes projects such as t-shirt designs, and any other artistic concepts that are created using a computer)
  • Video or Audio PSA
  • Song and/or Dance Composition

The more creative, the better!

All projects must be the original work of the entrant.

Videos and songs should be no longer than 3 minutes.

If emailing audio or video file, please submit in .mp3, .mov, or .wmv format. You may submit entries via file sharing service (Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.)

For judging purposes, it is preferred to receive a hard copy of artwork submissions. However, if emailing artwork, please submit in JPEG or PDF format.

All submitted entries become the property of Metzger Wickersham law firm. Projects will not be returned to any entrant. Upon submission of a project, entrants acknowledge that Metzger Wickersham will have all rights to use, reproduce, publish, display, distribute or promote the entry as deemed necessary.

HOW TO ENTER

Entries may be submitted via email, US mail, or dropped off in person at our Harrisburg office.

MAIL ENTRIES TO:
Metzger Wickersham
Attn: Road to Safety Scholarship Contest
PO Box 69200
Harrisburg, PA 17106-9200

EMAIL ENTRIES TO:
road2safety@mwke.com

HAND-DELIVER ENTRIES TO:
2321 Paxton Church Road
Harrisburg, PA 17110

DEADLINE

The scholarship entry period for 2019 graduates is May 10, 2019.

SELECTION OF WINNERS

Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

1) Does the project effectively convey the theme of the contest? (Entries should highlight the dangers of drunk and/or distracted driving).
2) How creatively does the project deliver the message?
3) Does the project motivate teens to be more safety-conscious behind the wheel?

PRIZES

  • First Place: $1,000
  • Second Place: $750
  • Third Place: $500

The amount of first, second and third place scholarship prizes awarded will be dependent upon the number of total entries received. Awards will be paid in one installment. Checks will be made out to the student.

Winners may be asked to submit a photograph of themselves for use in contest promotional materials. Each winner is required to consent to the use of their likeness, name, area of residence, school name, prize amount and other contest information without limitation or further payment.

QUESTIONS

Please contact us at (888) 286-2850, or email road2safety@mwke.com.

See the 2018 winners

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