2016 Youth Forward Scholarship

National Driving and Traffic School is proud to announce their annual scholarship program, entitled “Youth Forward.” To be considered eligible for the scholarship, the candidates must either enrolled as a high school sophomore, junior, or senior or as a college freshman. The scholarship seeks to reward a few deserving youth for his or her commitment to the spirit of volunteerism. The application is handled in essay format. Six $1000 scholarships will be rewarding to the deserving youths.

DMVEdu.org is a top-rated website providing California drivers ed online as well as online traffic school programs certified by the California DMV.


  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in 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.

How to Apply:

Questions to be answered in your essay/application, to be applying for the scholarship:

  • 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?

Submitting Details:

  • The candidates can upload essay through the given link: http://www.dmvedu.org/scholarship/
  • Along with your submission, include a picture of yourself which we can post on our site to go along with your essay
  • By “sharing” an essay on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and/or Google+), you are casting a “vote” that that essay should win. Social shares will count for 40% of the scholarship determination

Award Amount:

The company is seeking applicants for six $1000 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 and youth.

Application Deadline:

There will be three contest submission dates. To be eligible for the contest submit your essay by one the submission dates:

  • Round 1 May 1st: application deadline, winners announced May 30th, 2017
  • Round 2 September 1st: application deadline, winner announced September 30th, 2017
  • Round 3 December 31st: application deadline, winners announced January 31st, 2018

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