Dr. Edward Jacobson Healthy Living Scholarship
Deadline: March 31, 2019
General Eligibility Criteria
The Dr. Edward Jacobson Healthy Living Scholarship will be offered to students currently pursuing a program of study at an accredited community college, junior college, undergraduate or graduate institution in the United States.
Applications will also be accepted from high school graduates and holders of GEDs who are preparing to embark on college-level studies in the immediate future.
A particularly strong candidate for the scholarship will provide a clear articulation of the ways in which they embody the principles of healthy living and will explain their ideas for expanding wellness initiatives in the surrounding community.
Those wishing to be considered for the award must submit proof of good standing from their educational institution of record as well as evidence of a current cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
How to Apply
• An up-to-date resume that includes current contact information as well as a statement of student status/educational program level
• Original personal statement of no less than 750 words in length which describes the applicant’s approach to healthy living and interest in fostering community wellness programming or awareness (12-point, Times New Roman font preferred for formatting purposes)
• Updated educational transcript (unofficial documents acceptable if official versions cannot be obtained); first-year students are permitted to substitute unofficial transcripts from most recent school attended, along with unofficial documentation from current institution