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Are you ever concerned about the safety of your neighborhood’s intersections or roads? Are you passionate about making a positive impact and preventing accidents? Here’s your chance to shed light on a dangerous intersection or road in your neighborhood and propose innovative solutions to enhance safety and create a secure environment for residents. At Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon, we care about road safety. We want to hear your creative ideas and practical recommendations that can significantly reduce accidents and improve overall road safety.

To apply, simply write an essay outlining the problematic intersection or road, highlighting the specific challenges it poses and the potential hazards it creates. Then, present your innovative ideas to mitigate risks and enhance safety, such as infrastructure improvements, traffic management strategies, or community involvement initiatives.

Our firm will carefully review all submissions and select the most compelling essay demonstrating a thorough understanding of the issue and offering practical solutions. The winner will be awarded a scholarship to support their educational journey and become an advocate for road safety in their community.

Let’s create a safer tomorrow, one street at a time!



To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Educational Level: Current high school seniors, vocational students, college students, or graduate students are welcome to apply. The scholarship is open to individuals enrolled in a vocational program or a two to four-year post-secondary institution for the upcoming semester following the application deadline.
  • Residency: Applicants must be legal residents of the United States and reside in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia.
  • Exclusions: Employees of Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon law firm, their immediate family members (including parents, children, siblings, and spouses), as well as individuals residing in the same household as the aforementioned individuals, are not eligible to participate in the competition.
  • Academic Standing: Candidates for this scholarship should have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher and maintain good overall academic standing.
  • Please note that all essays will be checked for AI writing. If AI writing is deemed present in the essay, the application will be denied.


Application Requirements

  • Essay Response: Candidates must submit a 750-1000 word essay response to the following: What is a dangerous intersection or road in your neighborhood and provide possible solutions to prevent accidents and make your neighborhood safer for its residents.
  • Professional Resumé: Candidates must provide a professional resumé highlighting their academic and professional experiences. This resumé should provide a comprehensive overview of the candidate’s achievements, skills, and involvement in relevant activities.
  • Transcript: Candidates must submit an official transcript from their current educational institution. First-year college students, graduate students, or individuals who have recently transferred schools may also include an unofficial transcript from their current school and the most recent official transcript from their prior school. High school students must submit proof of acceptance to their college or university.
  • State Preference: Preference will be given to candidates from or attending the state’s secondary schools. 

The recipient of the Preventing Accidents Scholarship will be chosen during the month following the scholarship deadline.


Application Deadline and Instructions:

To be eligible for this scholarship, candidates must email their full application (including the essay, resumé, and transcript) to  by August 31st, 2024. Any applications sent after this date will not be considered.

Scholarship applications should be sent with the subject line “Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon – 2024 Preventing Accidents Scholarship Application.”

Please send any questions to 

Scholarship Form