The Quell Fighter Scholarship
The Quell Fighter Scholarship is awarded to a High School student who is an outstanding graduate being treated for a diagnosed mental health condition. The award was established by The Quell Foundations Awareness Fund as a means to create a paradigm shift in the care and treatment of people with mental health illness.
Being diagnosed with a mental illness can be very difficult to handle. However, gaining control by working with a mental health professional and/or medication, allows individuals to take back their lives. This scholarship is for a student who has been diagnosed with a mental health condition and is moving forward with their education in a college or university program.To be eligible you must meet the following minimum criteria:- Must live with a diagnosed mental health condition, as documented by a mental health care professional.- Must be accepted into an accredited College or University.- Must be matriculated and maintain at least part-Âtime enrollment in the undergraduate program.- Must obtain a passing grade in all classes.- Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.70 each Financial Aid Year.- All financial obligations to degree granting institution must be paid in full before the start of the next Financial Aid Year.Student will be encouraged to participate in two (2) community awareness events during their Financial Aid Year.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
Award Amount: $2,000
Essay required: Yes