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2022 Tagline Scholarship Contest

What do New York State Vehicle and Traffic Laws for Pedestrians mean to you? How would you sum one of them up in 10 words or less? Walk Safe Long Island, a collaborative of health and transportation safety educators from across Nassau and Suffolk Counties wants your help in creating a tagline that conveys a New York State V&T Law for pedestrians. 

Walk Safe Long Island will be awarding scholarships to two students who submit a tagline and explanatory essay to the 2022 Tagline Scholarship Contest. 

Two winners, one in Nassau County, and one in Suffolk County will each receive a scholarship for $1,000.

Walk Safe Long Island’s 2022 Tagline Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors, who are Long Island residents, and who submit a tagline and essay adhering to the following parameters:

Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 11:59 pm

Awarded to one (1) winner in Nassau County and one (1) winner in Suffolk County



  1. Please create an original pedestrian safety tagline inspired by one Vehicle and Traffic Law for Pedestrians as detailed by the New York State Department of Transportation.

  2. Write an essay of no more than 500 words that:

    1. Explains the meaning of the tagline

    2. Tells which law inspired your tagline

    3. Explains your interpretation/understanding of this law in your own words.

  3. Submit your essay at

Submission Form
Tagline & Essay



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