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Denver Metro Teen Driver Driver’s Education Scholarship

Fall 2022 Application Packet

Application Deadline – January 31, 2023

A group of local organizations is collaborating to offer scholarships for teen drivers to ensure they have access to comprehensive driver’s training education.

Each scholarship covers the cost of 30 hours of class time, 6 hours of driving time, and the written permit test.  A limited number of scholarships are available and the process is competitive.

Full description and application are in the pdf file. You can download the pdf file by clicking on the Download PDF button below.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Jan Bonner at Good Samaritan Medical Center Foundation, [email protected]

Please note: Farmers Insurance employees and their family members are not eligible for scholarships

Scholarship Program

2021-2022 Competition​

Winner awarded $1,500 Scholarship

What have you learned about yourself as a result of learning how to drive?

The 2022 Scholarship Competition is now closed. The winner has been announced below

DriveSafe Driving Schools College Scholarship Form

Please fill in the information below to submit your application for the 2020-2021 DriveSafe Driving Schools Scholarship Competition.

Please Note: For a submission to be considered, it must include a completed Application Form (above) and qualifying submission. Social Media submissions must be posted on one of the following platforms: Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram or TikTok, along with #DriveSafeScholarship. If possible, please also provide a direct link to your post on social media in the form above. If you are submitting an essay, please attach it to this form.

Please name the file "essay_" followed by your name.
For example: essay_YourName.doc

Accepted file type: doc, docx, pdf
Documents submitted in an incorrect format will not be considered.

The DriveSafe Driving Schools 2021-2022 Scholarship Winner is...

CJ Lanaghen

We are excited to announce that the DriveSafe Scholarship Competition winner for 2022 is Christopher “CJ” Lanaghen!

CJ (they/them), born and raised in Colorado, has built not only a life but a career in Boulder. From their passion for music production and artistry to their frequent involvement in the coffee industry, they’ve tried to branch out into as many things as possible. Not only has CJ released music on a verified Spotify account, but they have plans to attend a private sound engineering school in Tempe, Arizona known as “The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences.” With big plans on the horizon and even bigger dreams, CJ can’t wait to see what the future has in store!

You can read CJ’s essay on our blog.

ABOUT THIS SCHOLARSHIP

As an education company committed to preparing students for their future, DriveSafe Driving Schools celebrates educational opportunities and recognizes the importance of education in helping individuals reach their greatest potential. To demonstrate our commitment, we are pleased to provide the DriveSafe Scholarship Competition, the winner of which will receive a $1,500 scholarship that can be used in any way to enhance your education. To compete for the scholarship, students must complete the application and submit an essay (250-500 words in length) or video (4 minutes or less) addressing the following prompt:

What have you learned about yourself as a result of learning how to drive?
(For video submissions, you must include #DriveSafeScholarship and a link to DriveSafeColorado.com/scholarship.)

ABOUT DRIVESAFE DRIVING SCHOOLS

With 12 locations across the Denver metro area and beyond, DriveSafe is the largest and most trusted driving school in Colorado. DriveSafe is committed to delivering the most comprehensive drivers education training across the state. Whether you are looking to enroll in a comprehensive classroom course, coming in for driving lessons, or opting to take the license test with DriveSafe, know that DriveSafe is trusted by more families in Colorado than any other driving school.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

One scholarship of $1,500 will be awarded to a high school student or graduate with plans to further their education.

Eligibility requirements

  • Must be a high school student or graduate with plans to further their education.
  • For video submissions, you must include #DriveSafeScholarship and a link to DriveSafeColorado.com/scholarship.

Judging criteria

  • Originality
  • Fresh point of view
  • Creativity
  • Emotional impact
  • “Realness”
  • Thoughtfulness and maturity

Selection process

  • Winner will be notified on or around April 13, 2022.
  • The decision of the DriveSafe selection board is final.
  • The scholarship winner agrees to allow DriveSafe the right to publish the entrant’s name, photograph images, all personal and other information (including general locations) for the purpose of DriveSafe and the competition’s publicity, promotion, and news (including use in broadcast media, printed publications, editorial and PR activities, and online).

Additional Information

Timeline:

  • Application Due: March 2, 2022
  • Winner Announced: April 13, 2022

Submissions:

  • For a submission to be considered, it must not contain any inappropriate images, language, or content.
  • Eligibility for the competition requires a completed application form (above) and qualifying submission.
  • Submissions must be received by 12:00 AM MST on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.
  • Essays and links to video entries must be submitted via the online application above.
  • All video submissions must be posted to YouTube, Vimeo or one of the following social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, or TikTok, along with #DriveSafeScholarship and a link to DriveSafeColorado.com/scholarship. Video posts must be made public.

Other Details:

  • The DriveSafe Scholarship Competition is not open to employees of the company or their family members.
  • The decision of the judges is FINAL and is not subject to review.
  • The prize is exclusively for the winner and is neither transferrable nor exchangeable.
  • All submissions remain the property of the scholarship candidate. DriveSafe Driving Schools assumes no ownership rights.

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