$2,500
Avg. Amount Awarded
41
Days
June 30 2019
Application Deadline
1
Awarded last year
No
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Sylvia Lask Scholarship

Description

The Sylvia Lask Scholarship Committee is awarded annually by the Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc (MHANYS). It was named in honor of Sylvia Lask in 2018. Ms. Lask is a tireless Mental Health Advocate who championed the creation of New York State Mental Health Education Law from inception. This law requires Mental Health to be taught as part of health class in all KÔÇÉ12 classes ÔÇô NYS is the first state in the nation to make this happen. Ms. Lask is known statewide for a lifetime of fighting on behalf of all New Yorkers. She is a visionary and a master mental health advocate based out of Bronx, NY. She has served in many capacities on many different boards over her career. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage the education of individuals to assist in the prevention and treatment of mental illnesses, the promotion of mental health, and the empowerment of adults, children, and families whose lives have been affected by mental illnesses.

Amount Details

$2,500
Low Amount Awarded
$2,500
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of New York
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in New York
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Behavioral Science

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Contact
Awards Committee
scholarship@mhanys.org
Address 194 Washington Ave
Ste 415
Albany, NY 12210