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2024 Scholarship Opportunity

The 10 November, 2023 General


2024 Scholarship Opportunity

We’re excited to announce the return of the ESLAWKY (2024) Scholarship Opportunity. This scholarship empowers students in Madison County, KY to address critical road safety issues. We will select two recipients for this scholarship, one from the Northern schools (Madison Central and Model) and one from the Southern schools (Madison Southern and Berea Community) in Madison County. Scholarship applicants have the option to choose an issue from the list for their video or written essay.


Please select one of the issues provided as your essay topic. Each issue offers examples for elaboration. If you have alternative perspectives on the issue, don’t hesitate to explore them. We highly encourage your creativity. 

  1. Drunk Driving: Discuss actions following an accident with a drunk driver, bystander responsibilities, ride planning, drunk driving consequences, and emphasize why driving under the influence is unacceptable. 
  2. Cellphones and Driving: Examine distracted driving hazards and ways passengers can help curb cellphone use while driving, and delve into safety features like Do Not Disturb. 
  3. Speeding: Raise her voice against speeding, spotlighting recent statistics from credible sources, and analyzing the repercussions of excessive speed. 


If you choose to submit a video essay, please adhere to these requirements:

  • You may submit up to three (3) videos addressing one of the provided issues, each lasting 15 to 60 seconds. 
  • Specifically, videos should be formatted in a 9×16 aspect ratio and saved as a .mp4 or .mov.
  • Incorporate a call to action in each video (e.g., “Don’t drink and drive”). 
  • Create original content, and ensure the presence of consenting parties. Animated content is welcome, and your creativity is encouraged.


For those opting for a written essay, please submit a two (2)-page, double-spaced essay addressing one (1) of the three (3) issues mentioned above. 


All applications must be received by April 30th, 2024. To apply, please submit the following via email to application, video attachment/link, or written essay in WORD format, and proof of GPA. If you have any questions or need further clarification, please email Landry.


To be eligible for the 2024 ESLAWKY $1,000 Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:


Erdmann & Stumbo, PLLC, is a team of trial lawyers who fight for Kentuckians who were victims of life-changing catastrophic accidents. Partners, Cory Erdmann and Brooks Stumbo have practiced law together since 2008. Our practice areas include car accidents, medical malpractice, truck accidents, and dram shop liability. With over $150+ million in verdicts and settlements, we are powerful and proven. No fees are owed to us until we settle or win your case. To clarify, if we don’t win, we don’t get paid.