Dr. Paul Ernsberger Research Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$7,500

Awarded

Application Deadline

August 1

Monday
Awarded By:

National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: 3 awards will be awarded
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be enrolled in an accredited graduate program.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The mission of the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance is to change perceptions of fat and end size discrimination through advocacy, education, and support. The goal of the Dr. Paul Ernsberger Research Scholarship is to provide financial support to graduate students currently enrolled in a graduate program with an accredited U.S. college or university. Dr. Ernsberger’s decades of research on metabolic syndrome, diabetes, weight cycling, and the medical harm caused by diet obsession and weight bias has had an immeasurable impact on debunking myths and misunderstandings about fat and health. It is an honor for NAAFA to support the continuation of his important work by supporting graduate students who hope to carry on and advance Dr. Ernsberger’s legacy.

Application requirements for the Dr. Paul Ernsberger Research Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letter
  • FAFSA
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: TIMELINE: Filing deadline 8/1 Evaluators' recommendations by 8/20 NAAFA BOD vote by 8/30 Decision letter and agreement sent by email by 9/5 Returned signed agreements by 9/12 Scholarship issued 9/15

Award Amount: each award in the amount of $2,500  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $7,500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, August 1, 2022

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, August 1, 2022

All deadlines are final!
About National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA):
Contact Information: Roni Krink, Scholarship Coordinator
Address: PO Box 51820 Boston , Massachusetts 02205-1820

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