Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
11
Days
November 30 2018
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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Description

It's no secret that medical school is stressful. Between demanding course work and long hours, many students don't have the time of resources to care for their overall well-being. Long periods of stress predisposes students for depression and anxiety. This cycle frequently continues after medical school. Roughly 1 physician commits suicide per day. It is our goal to combat this trend by improving student wellness and removing the stigma around mental health treatment. Award amount of $2,500. Post a video creatively responding to the following prompt: How would you improve student wellness? i.e.: a system you would change, a service/program that would be helpful? Videos should be 30-45 second in length. Upload the video to YouTube and submit the link with your application. Each video should include a brief description with a link to https://acls.com/scholarship and the hashtag #studentwellnessscholarship. Each video must be original. Share the scholarship page on Facebook with the hashtag #studentwellnessscholarship. Complete the application including the student survey. Open to students currently enrolled or accepted to medical school, dental school, or nursing school. Student must be a legal resident of and currently living in the United States. Winner is not based on financial need. Relatives of employees and employees of ACLS Certification Institute and its affiliates are ineligible. Applicant must complete all steps of the application process to be considered.

Amount Details

$2,500
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student or a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Dental Health/Services, Health and Medical Sciences, Nursing, Radiology

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Contact Address ACLS Certification Institute 1289 Fordham Blvd
Suite 221
Chapel Hill, NC 27514