Scholarship Detail

Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship

Program Information

Deadline Month: April
Application Deadline Dates: 04/30/2017
Award Amount: $5,000
The Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications was created to reduce tobacco use among what the American Legacy Foundation calls Priority Populations. Priority populations are those populations who are disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities. Awards will be granted on a competitive basis for the following: a) a record of commitment to community service on behalf of an under served community, preferably related to tobacco prevention and/or control and b) the best use of the visual arts, media, creative writing or other creative endeavor to convey culturally appropriate health messages aimed at raising awareness of tobacco’s harmful impact.
Application Available: Organization Website

Eligibility Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Restricted: Must be pursuing a course of study in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts or a related field
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Other Requirements:
Applicants must provide evidence of community service activities in an under served community setting. Service activities may include activism, outreach, or peer counseling in tobacco prevention. Applicants must submit documentation of financial need for scholarship funds (SAR

Submission Requirements

Application Form: Yes
Transcripts: Yes
Letters of Rec: Yes
Letters of Rec Detail: 2
Personal Essay: Yes
Other Submission Requirements: Yes
Other Submission Requirements Notes: Applicants must submit documentation of financial need for scholarship funds (SAR)

Further Information

Linda Williams
Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship Fund Legacy
1724 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
DC , 20 036
adamsscholarship@truthinititative.org
202-454-5920