Start Standing Scholarship

At Start Standing, they value education. They also recognize the steep cost of college tuition and the expenses that come along with it like housing, books and supplies. In an effort to make things a little easier, they are proud to offer a biannual $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently attending or planning on attending college.

Annual Amount

$1,000

Additional Selection Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

  • Enrolled at an accredited high school, college, or university in the U.S.
  • Enrolled at the undergraduate level or your final year of high school
  • Aged sixteen (16) years or older
  • Carry a status of “good standing” (i.e. currently enrolled)
  • Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (or equivalent)


Application Process

Application

All essays should be submitted no later than March 31 for Fall semester and November 15 for the Winter semester.

Please attach your essay submission. If you are a finalist, we will request an unofficial academic transcript and proof of enrollment.

Start Standing is committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information. This includes the collection, storage, use, access, and disposal of all student information and data obtained through the application process. This data will only be used for reviewing applications and selecting recipients and never for commercial purposes.


Essay Topic

In order to apply, applicants must submit a typed essay that answers the following questions. The total essay length should be between 1,000 and 2,000 words.

  1. What are the lifelong health dangers of being sedentary throughout the day?
  2. How can college students add healthy movement throughout the day?
  3. What can office workers do to increase their activity levels throughout the day?


For the application and more information please visit the website below.

Deadline

February 15, 2018

Notification

Information not given

For the application or more information go to:
http://www.startstanding.org/scholarship/