The winner will receive a $3,000 cash prize. He/she will also receive: recognition through the Jed Foundation's website and events; and a trip to New York to attend the Jed Foundation's annual gala in June.
One award offered annually.
This award is designed to encourage dialogue about mental health on campuses and reduction of stigma around emotional disorders, and to raise visibility of the amazing people who are tackling these issues at schools across the country. Entries will be judged on the merits of the student's efforts, and on the creative use of the video format. The judging panel will include a mental health expert, a television/film professional, a campus professional and individuals with a personal connection to mental health or suicide.
Applications are available online on the Jed Foundation website. As part of the completed online application, the student must submit an essay of 1,000 words or less that describes in detail the work ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.