Applications will be accepted through Jan. 31, 2020.
Eligibility: College freshmen, sophomores and juniors in any major who are improving community health and wellness through efforts such as advocating for access to healthy food, volunteering at a local health clinic or organization, working in student health, fundraising for a cause, and more. 3.0 Grade Point Average and above preferred but not required.Begin your application now
- 60-second video about what health equity means to you and how you’ve made a sustainable, positive impact on a community’s health
- Letter of Recommendation (from a teacher, guidance counselor, mentor, community leader, etc.)
- Headshot photo
- College transcript (high school transcript acceptable if freshman; unofficial transcript acceptable)
More detail is provided in the application portal.
Application Portal Instructions:
- At the AHA Community Funding Portal login screen, click “register as a user” to create a user account.
- Fill in registration information (bolded fields are required). Click “Submit Request” at bottom of screen.
- Check your email and click on the verification link to create your password and login to the portal.
- Once you’re logged in to the portal, click on “EmPowered Scholars” in left column.
- Click on “Click Here to Apply for Funding” at bottom of screen.
- Answer all questions and click “Save” at bottom of screen.
- Click on the plus sign at bottom of screen to upload video and document files.
- Once files are uploaded, click “Save” at bottom of screen.
- Review all information and click “Submit Application” at bottom of screen.
- You may save your pending application and return to it later if you’re not able to complete it all at one time.
Please email any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.