Driver Education Initiative Essay Contest


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  • Scholarship Description
  • The National Driving and Traffic School is proud to announce “In the Driver’s Seat” with the goal of bringing awareness to the topic of being a safer driver. The company is seeking to reward essay applicants $3,000 in scholarships for students enrolled as a high school sophomore, junior, or senior or as a college freshman. Applicants must be currently enrolled in high school, university or college as a full-time student for the upcoming school year. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • 64 Shattuck Square, Suite 285 Berkeley, CA 94704
  • Berkeley, CA 94704
  • tel: 877-790-7973
  • fax: 510-848-5585

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Dulce Campa  on 2/12/2020 10:25:59 PM

Drinking and driving is a real problem we have that causes pain to many innocent people and it should be spread

Rosemary F  on 1/17/2020 10:29:06 PM

I really want to apply for this scholarship. Innocent people die because of reckless drivers or people who drink and drive.

Christine A  on 12/26/2019 8:40:49 PM

I applied because this subject is very touchy in my hand. My dad passed away from a car accident, and the safety of yourself and others is put at risk by the flick of a key. It's always important to know your boundaries to also know what is best for you and others. You never realize until it happens how much hurt and pain you cause till you have to witness it at fault or not. I have been working at Taco Bell for a year and a half and saving up money to carve my future into what I have been hoping it could be. To not let anyone destroy it, and getting this would mean more than the world to me.

Trent B  on 12/19/2019 3:55:28 PM

I applied

Tehina M  on 12/12/2019 3:04:13 PM

I really wish I could like comments on here. Some you guys are reaal funny ??

Angelo M  on 12/12/2019 7:40:57 AM

I applied for this scholarship because I am a senior in high school and I have been in multiple car crashes because people were driving with carelessness. The sad thing is that without the right education drivers who are the recklessness ones will teach the next generation the same thing they knew about driving. This scholarship will help with my tuition for college next year and also let awareness happen about careless driving.

Vanessa M  on 12/10/2019 2:07:57 PM

Yes I am applying for this scholarship.

Maggie B  on 12/5/2019 10:00:03 AM

I think it's kind of funny people think that if they post a comment on here the scholarship committees will read it and choose them. You aren't talking to the committee, you're talking to other people your age.

Anna S  on 12/4/2019 12:12:05 PM

I applied for this scholarship because I am a senior in high school and I have been in two separate car crashes because the other people were driving distracted. I have spent the better part of my high school career going to doctors because of these accidents and I have had to take off of work multiple times for these injuries, so this scholarship will help with my tuition for college next year.

vincent g  on 12/2/2019 1:36:45 PM

This scholarship would help alot. Im adopted and my mom died in a car crash for drinking and driving and me and my little brother were in the car. We got airlifted to the hospital, and this scholarship has more of a meaning to me. I pay for my own college, and I realy can't afford. My adopted parents don't help because they pay for their real childrens colleges, and I was adopted at 13. So they didn't have much time to help start me up for college. And I'm classified as independent, since I also pay all my own bills, and my own books, dorm, meal plan, and tuition.

Cynthia D  on 12/2/2019 10:50:10 AM

I apply for this scholarship because I'm a high school sophomore student. I'm actually taking the driver's ed course this semester. I have learned how to become a better driver so that I will be a safe driver. I want to win this award because it would first mean I accomplished something in my life and that I finally can start saving money for college so I can be the first generation in my family to attend college. I want to become a nurse so that I can help others in this world. I would be overly excited if I win this scholarship because it would mean the world to me.

Ana V  on 11/28/2019 12:41:05 AM

I would love to get this scholarship since I live in a low-income family and I want to pursue my dreams and be the first college generation in my family even though my economic position isn't good.

Brianna D  on 11/14/2019 9:01:12 AM

I believe that safe driving is one of the most important things. If everyone took driving serious, many people would still be here. This scholarship will help me pay for my college so I can become successful. My goal is to become an elementary teacher. My parents cannot afford to pay for my college. I will be paying my through college and it would be greatly appreciated if I won. Thank you for your time.

Letasiilemiliona F  on 11/13/2019 1:05:07 PM

I would appreciate this scholarship because it will help me out in the long run for college. I will be paying my own way through college and would appreciate this scholarship. Thank you and have a nice day.

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