"One Life At a Time"
$3000 College Scholarship
Welcome to the inaugural "One Life at a Time" Scholarship by Davis Mental Health Group, offering financial support for individuals committed to making a lasting impact in mental health. This scholarship, established in memory of Pat and Carlotta Davis, aims to support college applicants dedicated to creating positive change for those affected by mental illness.
The $3,000 award reflects our commitment to fostering future leaders in mental health, empowering recipients to pursue their advocacy. We invite applicants with a profound commitment to mental health to apply before the April 26, 2024 deadline for a chance to make a difference, one life at a time.
To be considered for the "One Life at a Time" Scholarship, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Residency: Applicants must be based in the state of Illinois, demonstrating a commitment to contributing to the mental health landscape within the local community.
Academic Status: Eligible candidates include those graduating from a community college in 2024, undergraduates in their third or fourth year, and graduate students enrolled in a master's or doctorate program. Applicants must either have a declared major in mental health or a closely related field at the undergraduate level, showcasing their dedication to advancing their knowledge and skills in the realm of mental health or be enrolled in a graduate program pursuing a mental health degree.
Transcripts: Prospective applicants are required to submit their academic transcripts as part of the application process. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for consideration, providing a snapshot of the candidate's academic achievements and commitment to their chosen field.
Letters of Recommendation: As a testament to the applicant's academic and professional capabilities, the scholarship requires the submission of 1-2 letters of recommendation. These letters should ideally be from previous professors or supervisors who can speak to the applicant's dedication, character, and potential for success in the mental health field.
Completed Essays: Applicants are encouraged to express their passion, experiences, and future aspirations in the field of mental health through completed essays. These essays provide a platform for candidates to showcase their unique perspectives and highlight their commitment to making a positive impact on individuals and families affected by mental illness.