Objective At STDAuthority.com, we recognize that education is at the core of being able to lead a happy and healthy life. It is not only our mission to provide education on topics of sexual well-being, but by providing this scholarship we hope to extend our influence, in a small way, to higher education. We are proud to give back to future health professionals through our scholarship program. This annually awarded scholarship will be given to one student based upon essay submission. Scholarship Amount The scholarship amount is $1500. How to Apply Write an essay up to 800-1000 words about when to get tested for STDs and how it may affect your life. STD Authority believes it is never too early to start thinking about your health and early prevention of diseases. Please preface your essay with a paragraph summarizing your education goals. The following information is required along with your application: 1. Full name and contact information including phone number and email address. 2. Details of your academic status, along with proof that you are currently attending college or medical school. For evidence of your enrollment, you may submit your most current undergraduate or medical school transcript. By offering this information, you are giving your express consent for us to verify your attendance and admission of the school by contacting your college or university. 3. Your essay may be delivered as a Word document, PDF or you may share a Google document by providing a link. Applicant should submit above details to [email protected] Who Can Apply? This scholarship is available to all graduate or undergraduate-level students in medical or a health-related field of study. (Physical therapy, nursing, healthcare administration, nutrition, exercise science, etc.) Students who are currently enrolled in and attending a degree program at an accredited American university, college or medical school. GPA should be 2.5 at least. When Is The Deadline to Apply? All essays must be submitted and received by June 15, 2018 and winner will be announced on June 30, 2018. Note: - By submitting your application you are giving us the rights to put your article/essay on our website. Selection Process and Notification All applications and essays will be reviewed by the STD Authority Team and one winner will be declared. Once the winner has been determined, he or she will be contacted by STD Authority, informed of the scholarship award, and asked to sign an acceptance letter. Other Questions? If you have any other questions or need more information please email your questions to [email protected] We look forward to reading your applications. We hope this small initiative of ours will help the winner to meet their education costs.