Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico.
Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year.
Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience.
Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health- related major.
When is the program open period?
Only the first 1,000 scholarship applications will be considered. If the program reaches 1,000 scholarship applications before the deadline date of August 1st, 2020, then the program will automatically close. Your scholarship application MUST be one of the first 1,000 submitted electronically.
Within that Application you will need to write essays addressing the following questions
Describe your outstanding achievement in school. Maximum 500 words.
Describe your participation and leadership in school activities, the community, and work experiences. Maximum 1000 words
Pretend that you were recently hired by the government to develop new public policy to end diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. What factors contribute to these health problems? What specific steps will you take to overcome them? What obstacles do you foresee while trying to institute the new policy? Maximum 1500 words.
– Applicants must plan to attend an accredited post-secondary school or college by fall 2020. If the applicant is already enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school or college, they must be able to show that they are pursuing a career in healthcare.
– Must have a minimum G.P.A of 3.0
– Applicants must submit an un-opened copy of official transcripts if selected as a finalist.
The Helping Hands Scholarship Program is a Nationwide scholarship offered to High School Seniors as well as College Undergraduates within the United States. This scholarship does not require an essay, but instead, you make a video recording of yourself answering the questions presented in the application process. The $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who:
Plans to pursue a healthcare-related career at any accredited post-secondary school or college
Are already enrolled in an accredited post-secondary school or college for a healthcare-related field
Can demonstrate a record of academic excellence
Has the passion and drive for a career in healthcare
If you are interested in applying for the 2019-2020 Helping Hands Scholarship Program, please follow the steps below:
Step 1: Applicants must record and submit a 1-5 minute video of themselves answering the following questions as if it was an interview.
Question 1 – What career are you pursuing in healthcare and why?
Question 2 – What inspired you to get into healthcare?
Question 3 – Where do you see yourself in 10 years career wise?
Question 4 – Why do you think you deserve to win the Helping Hands Scholarship?