‘Be the Change’ Scholarships

The ‘Be the Change’ Youth Training Program is an opportunity for youth to learn about and discuss health and education topics, develop advocacy and leadership skills, and have fun! ‘Be the Change’ participants will network with each other and school-based health care advocates at the convention and participate in various workshops pertaining to health, education, and school-based health centers (SBHCs).

The School-Based Health Alliance is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships for students to attend the 2018 program. Scholarships will cover the cost of two nights’ hotel accommodations during the convention (check-in is on Sunday, June 24, and check-out is on Tuesday, June 26).

  1. Applicants must be registered for the convention prior to submitting a scholarship application.
  2. Applicants must be nominated by an adult involved with SBHCs.
  3. Applicants must be between 14 to 18 years of age at the time of the convention.
  4. Applicants must get the permission of a parent and/or guardian to apply.
  5. Applicants must submit their application, essay, transcript, and nominating form to School-Based Health Alliance by Friday, May 18, 2018.
  6. Scholarship recipients must attend the full convention from June 24-26, 2018.
  7. Scholarship recipients must attend all ‘Be the Change’ workshops at the convention.

Scholarship decisions will be made Wednesday, May 23, 2018 and notification will be sent via email.

If you have any questions regarding the scholarship competition, please e-mail youthadvisorycouncil@sbh4all.org or call (202) 638-5872 x208.

How to Apply

Download the scholarship application packet and email all the required forms to youthadvisorycouncil@sbh4all.org by Friday, May 18, 2018.