Who Can Apply: U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees who are 14 years old or older and currently enrolled in a U.S. accredited college, university, or trade school.
How to Apply: Submit an essay of: 1000-1500 words. Essay subject:
- Obesity has grown so much that it has replaced smoking as the number one preventable cause of disease in America. Even though obese people have to take responsibility for what and how much they eat, society has not only created obesity but it also discriminates against those affected. The media, food companies, and rapidly advancing technology are all factors that influence not only the increase in obesity rates, but also the psychological state of the obese.
- Questions to consider are: How is obesity defined? What are the possible causes of obesity? How can obesity in America be prevented?
Number of Scholarships Offered: 3
Deadline: April 30, 2017