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Youth Forward Scholarship – $500 – Apply Triannually (Next Deadline: August 1)

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National Driving and Traffic School is proud to announce their 2016 scholarship opportunity, entitled “Youth Forward.” The company is seeking applicants for three $1500 scholarships rewarding a deserving youth – either enrolled as a High School Sophomore, Junior, or Senior or as a College Freshman – on the topic of volunteerism.

This scholarship has three submission periods. Bookmark this page and check back every few months!

Submit an essay describing your commitment to volunteerism for a chance to win $1,500!

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in either High School, University or College as a full-time student (2015-2016 school year).
  • Employees and relatives of National Driving and Traffic School are ineligible.
  • There will be three contest submission dates. To be eligible for the contest submit your essay by one of the submission dates:
  1. April 1
  2. August 1 
  3. December 1
QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED IN YOUR ESSAY / APPLICATION:
  • What is the area in which you have chosen to volunteer (e.g., homelessness, anti-drunk driving, youth art programs, etc.).? Why did you choose it?
  • How many hours per year / week / month have you volunteered?
  • What are / were your responsibilities as a volunteer?
  • What has been your biggest challenge as a volunteer?
  • What has giving you the most satisfaction as a volunteer?
  • What have you learned from your volunteer position?

How are your interests and career goals in alignment with that volunteer focus, or perhaps not?

  • Looking towards the future, how do you see your activities as “forward looking?” What does “forward looking” mean to you?
  • What change do you seek to foster in the world via your volunteer activities?
  • If you were to come back in ten, twenty, or even thirty, years do you think your volunteer activities would have “made a difference?” How so?

➵ Along with your submission please include a picture of yourself which will be posted on the site along with your essay.

Winner will be required to provide proof of enrollment in High School, University or College. Payment will be made directly to the applicant’s college. If applicant is not yet enrolled in a college or university (e.g., a High School sophomore or junior), payment will be made to applicant pursuant to a signed agreement to use these funds towards their post-secondary education.

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