Are you majoring in a health related field? If you answered yes, this is your lucky day as far as scholarships go! The Sharps Compliance Scholarship Essay Contest is an ideal opportunity to write about something you are genuinely interested in and maybe win awards worth from $750 to $1,500!
Who is eligible for the Sharps Compliance Scholarship Essay Contest?
To be eligible for a Sharps’ Compliance Scholarship, you must:
- Be a U.S. or Canadian citizen
- Have been accepted to* or currently enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited university for the Fall 2020 semester
- Majoring in healthcare related studies in the Fall of 2020
*This means Class of 2020 graduating high school seniors enrolled in health related majors for the fall are eligible!
The essay topic is about the reuse of medical devices. The full description is on the website, but here is a snippet so that you can get an idea:
“Please explain which metrics healthcare providers and regulatory bodies should consider when weighing the cost-to-benefit implications in the reuse of single-use instruments.”
This is an essay contest, with a panel of judges at Sharps Compliance choosing the top three winning essays. Of course, this means your very best writing is what ultimately makes you a winner! With this in mind, give yourself plenty of time to write, giving a clear response to the prompt. Then, support that response with specific examples. Before you hit that final “submit” button, proofread for spelling, punctuation, and grammar–then do it again!
How much are the scholarships worth?
There are multiple prize amounts, including $1,500 for the First Prize, $1,000 for the Second Prize, and $750 for the Third Prize!
What is the deadline to apply for the Sharps Compliance Scholarship Essay Contest?
The entry deadline is May 31, 2020, so start writing now!
Best of luck to all applicants!