Active Minds Mental Health Advocate Award

In partnership with Active Minds, NSCS will award (1) $1,000 scholarship to an NSCS member this summer. Active Minds is the nation’s premiere nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for students. NSCS and Active Minds encourages our applicants to promote mental wellness, combat mental health stigma, and organize mental health programs and advocacy efforts on their campus.

Eligibility Requirements
Must have a 3.4 GPA or higher
Must be an NSCS member
Must have experiences including but not limited to: promoting mental wellness, combating mental health stigma, or organizing mental health programs and advocacy efforts on their campus.

Award
$1,000.00
Deadline
07/31/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. (Not required) Did you participate in your campus’ Active Minds chapter? If so, tell us about the activity.
  2. Explain why you believe mental health is a topic students need to learn more about and discuss during college. (450-600 words)
  3. What have you done to raise awareness or lead advocacy efforts related to mental health, help-seeking, and/or stigma reduction on your campus? (450-600 words)