Competition kicks off at USC.
Wayne Gerdes - CleanMPG
- Nov. 16, 2009
2011 Nissan Leaf 100-miles AER and now helping students with a chance to win a small scholarship.
Nissan announced a Student Competition that allows university and college students to express how the Nissan LEAF has inspired their outlook towards a zero-emissions future. The contest kicks off at the University of Southern California campus, which is the first university stop on the Nissan LEAF Zero Emissions Tour.
Students will enter the competition via the Green 2010 tab on Nissan's Facebook page
. One student from each of the participating universities will be selected as a winner based on the creativity, relevance to the theme and originality of their entry response. The winning students will receive a $500 scholarship.
"Nissan understands the important role students play in shaping a zero-emissions future," said Scott Becker, senior vice president, finance and administration, Nissan North America. "This competition is our way of recognizing student leaders and engaging them in our shared mission."
Through the Nissan LEAF Zero Emission Tour, Nissan will be showcasing the industry's first all-electric, zero-emission car designed for the mass market. The nationwide tour, which began in Los Angeles, will make stops in 22 cities, in 11 states, the District of Columbia, and Vancouver, Canada, offering the opportunity for interested drivers, media, civic partners, businesses and university students to learn more about Nissan LEAF and the benefits of zero-emission driving. Details can be found at the Nissan LEAF Tour Schedule
The Nissan LEAF Zero Emissions Student Competition is open to all students attending one of the participating universities in the Nissan LEAF Zero Emissions Tour.