# of Recipients:
May 31, 2023
Patrick Woolley is passionate about the development of healthy communities. By using sustainable resources and food-access programs, cities and counties across the country can provide nutrition and activities to foster vibrant and growing communities. Uniquely motivated people are critical to local health initiatives like access to clean water or opportunities in community-level sports and outdoor events.
•To qualify for the Healthy Communities Scholarship, an applicant must currently be enrolled in a course of study at any accredited community or junior college or an undergraduate or graduate degree program anywhere in the United States. High school graduates or GED holders who are about to start college-level studies are also eligible.
•Candidates must be in good academic standing and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
•Eligible candidates must also demonstrate their strong commitment to helping others and describe personal examples of a time they have encouraged sustainable and local health initiatives in their community.
•Resume with updated contact information
•A 500-word statement identifying the applicant and their past and future dedication to healthy communities and sustainable initiatives. The personal statement should clarify how the candidate would use their continued education to champion accessible health- and local-activities programs.
•An up-to-date transcript from the applicant’s current institution of study. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. (NOTE: first-year students are permitted to submit unofficial transcripts from their most recent institution attended along with unofficial documentation from their current school.)