• AAA Michigan/Detroit Public Schools Community District

    Driver Education Scholarship Application

     

    Purpose

    The purpose of the AAA Michigan Driver Education Scholarship Award is to provide Detroit Public School Community District students an opportunity to participate in the Driver Education program, which are in need of financial assistance. Students must demonstrate a financial need in order to be considered.

     

    Eligibility

    Must attend a Detroit Public School Community District school and be at least 14 years and 8 months of age.

     

    Selection Criteria:

    1. School counselor will be responsible for providing proof of students’ financial eligibility.
    2. School counselor will be providing student’s academic standing (minimum required cumulative GPA of 2.0).
    3. Student will be responsible for listing three (3) teacher recommendation names on page two of the Application.

     

    Application Requirements

    To be considered for the AAA Michigan/DPSCD Driver Education Scholarship, applicants must complete an application and return it to DPSCD, Office of Health and Physical Education. The application must include:

    1. Student will be responsible for the completed application form.
    2. Student will be responsible for securing one (1) teacher letter of recommendation.
    3. Student will be responsible for providing a one Page (<500 words) statement stating why learning to drive safely is important.

     

     

    Student will be responsible for either mailing or emailing their application to:

    By Mail:              Detroit Public Schools Community District

                                 ATTN: Office of Physical Education, Health, & Drivers Education

                                 3011 West Grand Blvd., 9th Floor

                                 Detroit, MI 48202

     

    Email:                  Mr. Robert Boone (Lead Driver’s Ed. Teacher)

    boone6150@yahoo.com

     

                 

     

     

    1. Applicant’s Full Name_____________________________________________________________

                                            Last Name                                          First Name                             Middle Initial

     

    1. Applicant’s Complete Address

     

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    Street Address

     

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    Street Address (Second Line)

     

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    City                                                   State                    Zip Code

     

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    Country

     

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    Phone                                              Email Address

     

    1. School: ______________________________________________

     

    1. Grade: _______________________________________________

     

    1. GPA: _________________________________________________

     

    1. List your extracurricular activities (include any descriptions or details as attachments):

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    1. List the names of your teacher recommendations, limited to three (3) total. (Include one actual reference letter as an attachment.)

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    1. Attach a statement (<500 words) describing why learning to drive safely is important to you. You can include personal experiences/stories, etc. (Must be typed, double spaced, 12-point font)

     

    1. What types of behaviors will you engage in to ensure safe, non-distracted driving?

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    1. As a passenger, how would you make sure the person driving is not engaged in distracted driving?

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    1. Describe how this Driver Education Scholarship will help you to become a safe, responsible driver?

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    1. Any general comments you wish to include? (You may also include them as an attachment, limited to one page.)

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    Applicant’s Signature: __________________________________________              Date_______________

     

    Print Parent Name______________________________________________________________________

     

    Parent/Guardian Signature: _____________________________________              Date_______________