The Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/scholarships/
In order to be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:
U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
Enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university and plan to continue enrollment
Consent to a talent release and be willing to provide a digital photograph and quote for display on Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS) websites if notified as the winner
Graduating high school seniors who meet the above criteria are encouraged to apply
A $1,000 award will be given to a student pursuing a health-related degree program. Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to, counseling, social work, emergency medicine, pre-med, nursing, psychology (with a focus on addiction counseling or a substance-abuse related field).
Applicants must submit an essay no more than 500 words describing why they are passionate about health care, with a focus on substance abuse and mental health. Essays can draw from personal or professional experience.
Award selection will be based upon:
Writing Skills (20%)
Demonstrated interest in addiction treatment and recovery (20%)
The winner will be notified following the deadline and the award will be credited to the student’s school.
Certain information must be provided by the student to The Recovery Village in order for the school to receive the funds.