Active Minds Mental Health Advocate Award-Application Dates 5/4/21-7/22/21

NSCS is proud to partner with Active Minds, the leading non-profit organization that empowers students to speak openly about mental health. Through this partnership, NSCS will award (5) $1,000 scholarships to NSCS members this summer. 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 3.0 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.

(5) $1,000 awards
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)