The Mental Health System Reform Scholarship is open those attending undergraduate, graduate or law school program in the United States. One best applicants will be selected to receive $1,000. The deadline is 28 February.
As a criminal defense lawyer, Dayne Phillips genuinely cares about the well-being of others and his community. The mental health crisis in the United States has been referred to as “the elephant in the room” because of the significant impact it has on our society and the reluctance of our lawmakers to adequately address these serious issues.
If this prevalent issue has not affected you personally, chances are that you know someone who has been affected by the mental health system. To further the conversation on mental health reform, Dayne Phillips is proud to introduce The Mental Health System Reform Scholarship to bring awareness on this topic and to give students an opportunity to voice their opinion on the mental health system and treatment in the United States.
The winner will receive $1000.
Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate or graduate program in any field.
Place of study
At any institution in the United States.
Eligibility and Requirement
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 current resume
- An academic transcript (grade sheet)
- 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.
28 February 2021.