Win a Scholarship for 2017

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At Promises Treatment Centers®, we’re dedicated to providing young people and adults with the highest quality treatment for addiction and mental health disorders in some of the nation’s most desirable settings. We help people fulfill their potential and create extraordinary lives, and we want to do the same for you.

Students of all majors are invited to submit an essay answering this question:
"How has addiction or mental illness affected you or someone you love?"

Three winners will share a $10,000 scholarship to be used toward college tuition.

The 2016 winners are:
1st Place - Steven Thompson
2nd Place - Dana Smith
3rd Place - Ann Pugmire

You Must Submit The Following

Write An Essay

Write a 500-word essay responding to the following prompt:

How has addiction or mental illness affected you or someone you love?

Entry Details

Focus Open to all majors and areas of study
Deadline December 31, 2016
Winners announced in February 2017
Amount Prize: $10,000
1st place $6000
2nd place $3000
3rd place $1000
Level Undergraduate
Recurs Annual
Applicants
  • Must be legal U.S. residents
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be currently enrolled or have been accepted to enroll in a college or university in the U.S.
Selection Criteria Applications will be reviewed by a committee selected solely by Promises Treatment Centers. The committee will select potential winners for each scholarship based on the criteria of relevance to the topic, originality, creativity and/or emotional impact.

Applications with persistent spelling or grammatical errors will not be considered.

How To Apply

The 2016 Promises Scholarship application period has ended - thank you to everyone who applied!

The 2016 winners are:
1st Place - Steven Thompson
2nd Place - Dana Smith
3rd Place - Ann Pugmire

Next Scholarship Application Period
July 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017.