Who Can Apply:
- To qualify for the 2021 Healthy Communities Scholarship, an applicant must currently be enrolled in a course of study at any accredited community or junior college, or an undergraduate or graduate degree program anywhere in the United States. High school graduates or GED holders who are about to start college-level studies are also eligible.
- Candidates must be in good academic standing and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
- Eligible candidates must also be able to demonstrate their strong commitment to helping others and be able to describe personal examples of a time they have encouraged sustainable and local health-initiatives in their own community.
Submission: To apply for this scholarship, interested candidates should provide the following:
- Resume with updated contact information
- A 500-word statement identifying the applicant and her or his past and future dedication to healthy communities and sustainable initiatives. The personal statement should make clear how the candidate would use his or her continued education to champion accessible health- and local-activities programs.
- An up-to-date transcript from the applicant’s current institution of study. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. (NOTE: first-year students are permitted to submit unofficial transcripts from their most recent institution attended along with unofficial documentation from their current school.)
Deadline: May 31, 2021