AlgaeCal Health Scholarship

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Scholarship

Do you have a passion for health and wellness? Are you one of the hundreds of thousands of students across North America struggling to afford tuition, school supplies, and books? Well, AlgaeCal would love a chance to help you out. Thanks to our 2018 AlgaeCal Health Scholarship, we’re offering the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship to interested applicants enrolled at a college/university in the 2018–19 school year, or who are enrolling in the upcoming semester. Born of a desire to financially assist students in pursuit of higher education, the AlgaeCal Scholarship is designed to offset the challenge of significantly rising costs of obtaining a college degree. It also stemmed from the need for greater focus on the critical issue of health and wellbeing. With two-thirds of the US reported to be overweight — half of whom are classified as obese — more dialogue and solutions are obviously still needed to manage and correct this rising health crisis. Interested applicants are encouraged to download and fill out an AlgaeCal Health Scholarship Application Form and write an essay up to 750 words answering the question: If you had the power to change or create a policy or program geared towards general health and wellbeing in your country, what change would you make? The deadline is June 30, 2018, and applications must include a completed form and essay. Eligibility Applicants must be:
  • Currently attending a post secondary institute in the United States or Canada
  • Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA
How to submit All applications should be sent to [email protected] Decisions Decisions will be made by the end of September 2018. The recipient will be notified by email.

Scholarship Application










Comments
Sylvia
Sylvia

Does the essay need to have citations of sources, or external sources at all? Thanks.

Jenna AlgaeCal
Jenna AlgaeCal

Hi Sylvia,

It’s not a requirement to cite external sources, but you are welcome to do so if it suits your answer 🙂

– Jenna @ AlgaeCal

Bailey Kozlowski
Bailey Kozlowski

I will be a senior in high school this upcoming year. Can I still apply?

Jenna AlgaeCal
Jenna AlgaeCal

Hi Bailey,

To apply you need to be enrolled in a post secondary institute in the United States or Canada!

– Jenna @ AlgaeCal

Christina
Christina

I sent the application over the online portal by accident. I am sending the application with my GPA through email. Is that okay?

Jenna AlgaeCal
Jenna AlgaeCal

Absolutely, Christina! Thanks for letting us know.

– Jenna @ AlgaeCal

Rodney Ewan
Rodney Ewan

I have tried submitting my application but it is not working.

Jenna AlgaeCal
Jenna AlgaeCal

Hi Rodney,

We successfully received your application on June 11th.
Thank you and best of luck!

– Jenna @ AlgaeCal

Erin
Erin

Thank you for understanding the financial hardship that accompanies college and providing a scholarship opportunity by reflecting on important issues.

Best wishes,
Erin

Ike-Egbuonu Zioness
Ike-Egbuonu Zioness

Good-day AlgaeCal, I just submitted my application, please did you receive it?

Monica AlgaeCal
Monica AlgaeCal

Hello,

If you received the confirmation message after clicking submit it should have submitted successfully. Message: “Thank you for your application. It has been submitted.”

– Monica

hpung ram
hpung ram

Can someone tells me if my applications were received?

Jenna AlgaeCal
Jenna AlgaeCal

Hi hpung,

Your application was received! 🙂

– Jenna @ AlgaeCal

charlene cummings
charlene cummings

Hello , i just sent in my essay and wanted to know if its been received or not. Thanks

Monica AlgaeCal
Monica AlgaeCal

Hi Charlene,

After clicking submit a message should have appeared confirming. Message “Thank you for your application. It has been submitted.”

– Monica

Dennis Atanassov
Dennis Atanassov

Hello! Would anybody be able to let me know if my application was sent successfully?

Jenna AlgaeCal
Jenna AlgaeCal

Hi Dennis,

Yes, we have received your application!

– Jenna @ AlgaeCal

Angelica Heredia
Angelica Heredia

I just sent in my application but would feel much more comfortable if someone could tell me it really has been received! Thank you!

Jenna AlgaeCal
Jenna AlgaeCal

Thanks for reaching out, Angelica. We have received your application 🙂

– Jenna @ AlgaeCal

Jamie
Jamie

I am enrolled as a transfer student in a university but I do not start classes until the fall. Am I still eligible for this scholarship? Thanks.

Monica AlgaeCal
Monica AlgaeCal

Hi Jamie,
If you are enrolled in an upcoming semester you are eligible.

– Monica

Anita Brianna Johnson
Anita Brianna Johnson

Hi, can anyone verify that my application went through, not sure if I submitted it correctly? Thank You !

Monica AlgaeCal
Monica AlgaeCal

Hi Anita,

I can confirm that we have received your application! Thank you and best of luck 🙂

– Monica

Anita Brianna Johnson
Anita Brianna Johnson

Hi, I submitted my application but not sure if it went through before my laptop died, can anyone verify my submission for me, please ?

Kelsey R Walker
Kelsey R Walker

Do Dual Enrollment classes count as being enrolled at a post secondary institute? As a dual enrollment student I am accepted into and will be attending a college this fall but didn’t know if that counts.

Monica AlgaeCal
Monica AlgaeCal

Hi Kelsey,

If you are enrolling in an upcoming semester you are eligible!

– Monica

Omar
Omar

Hi, couple questions
– Is this scholarship open to International students with a F1 visa?
– Is this scholarship open to MFA students?

Monica AlgaeCal
Monica AlgaeCal

Hi Omar,

Our scholarship is open to post secondary institutes in the United States or Canada only at this time.

– Monica @ AlgaeCal

JaVonne
JaVonne

Hello, thank you for offering this scholarship. I found it on collegeboard.org; I am currently enrolled in two schools part-time to which makes me a full time student. However, is it necessary for me to be full-time at one school to qualify?

Monica AlgaeCal
Monica AlgaeCal

Hi JaVonne,

Great question. Our eligibility requirements are as follows:
– Currently attending a post secondary institute in the United States or Canada
– Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA

So if you have the above, you qualify. We don’t have a requirement that you need to be enrolled in one school full-time 🙂

– Monica @ AlgaeCal

Jodell Johnson
Jodell Johnson

I’ve never had many problems with obesity or being overweight, but I try my best to keep my body healthy despite staying inside on most days.

Jenna AlgaeCal
Jenna AlgaeCal

Thank you for sharing, Jodell. Great to hear you take time to care for yourself 🙂

– Jenna @ AlgaeCal

Kyle Cuaycong
Kyle Cuaycong

Being someone who dealt with a weight problem for a while I know what challenges come with it.

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