Who Can Apply:
- DeAmontay Buckley was a beloved brother, uncle, son and friend. He struggled with mental health and passed away too soon.
- Mental health struggles are often stigmatized in society despite being a common experience, with 30.6% of adults aged 18 to 25 having a mental, emotional, or behavioral issue each year. As a result, 25.5% of adults in this age group report having considered suicide and 8.9% of high school students have attempted suicide in the last year.
- This scholarship aims to raise awareness of mental illness by supporting minority athletes who have overcome adversity in life.
- Any BIPOC athlete who is a high school senior or a two or four-year undergraduate student may apply for this scholarship.
Submission: To apply, tell us about yourself and how you have overcome adversity in your life.
Deadline: April 10, 2023