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    Youth Ambassador Mental Health Scholarship

    Offered by NAMI Missouri

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 2, 2024
    2 awards worth

    $1,000

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a college-bound high school senior from Missouri who believes in the importance that mental health plays in our lives? If so, consider applying for the Youth Ambassador Mental Health Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $1,000 to two applicants who submit the best 500-700-word essays on “what mental health means to them.” If you’re a college-bound high school senior from Missouri who believes that mental health plays a significant role in our lives, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About NAMI Missouri

    NAMI Missouri is a 501(c)(3) non-profit mental health organization founded in 1986 to provide education, support, and advocacy for individuals living with mental health conditions and their families.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    State

    Missouri

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    500-700-word essay

    Academic transcript

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    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The Youth Ambassador Mental Health Scholarship winner will be announced: April 12, 2024.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact NAMI Missouri at https://namimissouri.org/get-involved/youth/youth-ambassador-scholarship-application/.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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