Mental Health System Reform Scholarship
Scholarship Sponsored by Dayne Phillips
In a 750 word essay, please discuss whether you believe that the mental health system in our country can do more to serve the needs of individuals with mental health disorders. Specifically, please explain your opinion and provide reasons in support of your stance. If you believe reform is necessary, outline the steps that should be taken to improve the current system. This scholarship will award one student with one thousand dollars ($1,000) to be used in the pursuit of their educational goals.
This scholarship is available for students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or law school program within the United States. High school seniors who are graduating and will be enrolled in college before the scholarship deadline are also eligible to submit an essay. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher for consideration.
Applications for The Mental Health System Reform Scholarship must include the following:
A) A current resume
B) An academic transcript (grade sheet)
C) A 750 word essay explaining your opinion on the mental health debate in the U.S. and whether you believe the mental health system is in need of reform. If so, include the steps you believe are necessary to accomplish this reform.