$1000 Fitness Grit Scholarship
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At Fitness Grit, we understand the importance and value of education. As part of giving back to the community, we are pleased to announce the launch of the Annual Fitness Grit Scholarship. With the scholarship, we aim to help students achieve their education and career goals by easing their financial burden of higher education. This scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded to one student each year.
Who Can Apply?
This scholarship is open to legal residents and citizens of the United Kingdom, United States or Canada who have been accepted to study full-time at an accredited college or university. To be eligible, students must have a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA.
While the scholarship is open to anyone embarking or enrolled on a higher education course, special consideration will be given to students pursuing a course in fitness, health or sports e.g. physiotherapy, sports science, nursing, and health sciences.
To participate in this scholarship program, you will research and submit an essay (AP Style) between 800 to 1000 words about a topic relevant to fitness and nutrition. The use of research based findings are highly recommended.
Write your essay in Google docs and include the following additional information:
- Your full name
- A 100-word biography
- A link to your website (if any), Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Linkedin page
The Google docs file name should include the words "Scholarship" and your full name. Example: "Scholarship John Doe". To apply, please fill in the application form via this link: https://fitnessgrit.com/scholarship-application.
Deadline & Award Schedule
This is an ongoing annual scholarship.
Deadline for submission: 15 June 2017
Winner notification: 15 July 2017
Award disbursement: 1 August 2017
Please submit your application on time if you want to be considered for the 2017 scholarship. No extensions will be granted.
Selection & Notification
The Fitness Grit Scholarship Committee will review all essays and decide on the final winner. The entries will be judged based on creativity, research on the topic and clarity of the essay. Students who submit plagiarised essays will be disqualified. The Fitness Grit team will notify the winner by email and the award will be sent directly to the winning participant’s school.
Terms & Conditions
The Fitness Grit Scholarship award will be disbursed to the college/university that matches the student’s primary .edu email address. The funds from this scholarship must be used solely on tuition fees, books and other required fees required for school.
After the winner is chosen and notified, the team will request for proof of enrolment and qualifications. If the winner no longer meets the eligibility requirements at the time of distribution, Fitness Grit will have the rights to withhold the award.
As much as we would like to award the scholarship, in the event that none of the applicants meets the academic and essay requirements, Fitness Grit reserves the right to withhold disbursement.
Students are free to apply for the scholarship program. The scholarship is a gift aid and no money is required from you.
By submitting your essay and application, you have given Fitness Grit permission and exclusive rights to publish it.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us via the email address shown below.
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