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The Louthian Law Firm is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship for high school students that are entering college, which will be awarded at the beginning of the next academic year (August 2019).

This scholarship is designed to encourage and award creative authorship. The ability to clearly and accurately relay a message is a valuable skill in many professions and a strong indicator of a student’s future academic success.

Scholarship applicants must submit a 500 to 1000-word essay about the dangers of distracted driving. The primary purpose of the piece should be to inform readers and raise awareness of the dangers posed by distraction on our roads.


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the U.S.;
  • A high school student who is entering college;


Applicants must submit the following by May 1, 2019:

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form;
  • Copy of college acceptance letter;
  • Essay on the dangers of distracted driving.

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity;
  • Originality;
  • Ability to clearly convey a complex message.


The Louthian Law Firm Scholarship is a $500 award. We will notify the successful applicant by June 15, 2019. A check for $500 will be made payable to the applicable college and mailed by August 1, 2019, to help defray the recipient’s tuition costs and other expenses. The recipient is expected to abide with current tax laws.

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More About The Louthian Law Firm

For more than a half-century, the personal injury lawyers at the Louthian Law Firm have been committed to providing representation for the citizens of South Carolina. Bert Louthian joined his father, Attorney Herb Louthian, after graduating from the University of South Carolina law school in 1983, and they now form a father and son legal team focusing on personal injury law. Our law office is located just blocks from the South Carolina State House, the state Supreme Court and the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Fine Print

By submitting an application, the applicant grants the Louthian Law Firm permission to use the applicant’s name, school, and photo in marketing platforms. This can include, but is not limited to, the Louthian Law Firm’s website, social media accounts, press releases, or other publications.