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$10,000 for first prize, $5,000 for runners up, and $1,000 for finalists. The student's teacher and/or mentor will also be eligible for a smaller cash prize. $100 gift cards will be provided for the seven randomly selected sweepstakes winners.
Six awards offered annually: one grand prize; two runners up; and three finalists. Seven entries will also be selected as random sweepstakes winners. In addition, fourteen semi-finalists will receive a certificate of participation, although these awards do not have any monetary value.
The Drive Smart: No Distractions, No Excuses program is administered by The By Kids For Kids Company and sponsored by The CTIA Wireless Foundation. The purpose of the contest is for students to share ideas and knowledge about the dangers of distracted driving in the hope of preventing accidents and keeping our roads safer. Awards will be selected based on orginality (40%), effective communication of the message (30%), and potential impact of the video submission (30%). Winners will be publicly announced in April.
The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.