Congratulations to the 2022 scholarship recipient, Adam Krestan.

We would like to thank all of our applicants for participating in our contest, and we are very excited to help Adam further his education!

Unfortunately, many people still choose to get behind the wheel after having too much to drink. 

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 2003 and 2012, 3,637 people were killed in crashes involving drunk drivers in Ohio.

Contest Details

In order to increase awareness about the risks of drunk driving, we want to hear from students what they would do to discourage drunk driving by people in their communities.

Essay prompt: In 200-300 words, explain a campaign you would run to increase awareness and reduce drunk driving in your community.

  • Do you want to provide coupons for rideshare programs? 
  • Do you want to provide presentations? 
  • We want to hear your ideas for keeping your community safe from drunk driving. 

The best essay will receive $1,000 towards their tuition courtesy of Gounaris Abboud, LPA.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be EITHER (1) out-going high school seniors (graduating summer 2023) OR (2) students currently enrolled in a college, trade school, or university as of the start of the fall 2023 semester.

Important Dates

  • Applicants must submit their essay by August 1, 2023
  • The winner will be selected by August 15, 2023

Submission Details

In order to qualify for the scholarship contest, you will need to submit the following information: 

  • Your name
  • A valid email address
  • Phone number
  • A copy of your transcript or proof of enrollment
  • A valid photo ID
  • Your 200-300 word essay in Word document (.doc, .docx) format

Please Upload Your Information Below

All information will remain confidential, and no information will be shared publicly.

Gounaris Abboud Scholarship Contest

  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
    • Drop files here or
      Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
      • Drop files here or
        Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, webp, Max. file size: 50 MB.
        • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

        2021 Scholarship Recipient

        Sohanur Rahman is our 2021 scholarship recipient.

        Sohanur attends Lamar University where he will be studying Management and General Business.Sohanur’s wish is to be a successful face of modern entrepreneurship in the field of technology.

        Sohanur is not only a student but he is also a community service leader with above one hundred hours of community service. He has also received the Arizona State Champion award in Business Ethics Case Competition and Best and Outstanding Delegate Award in Model United Nations Debating competitions

        We would like to thank all of our applicants for participating in our contest and we are very excited to help Sohanur further his undergraduate education!

        scholarship graphic