2021 Academic Excellence Award
$1,000 Merit-Based Scholarship
At Global Teletherapy, we understand and appreciate the daunting challenge of financing a college education, whether it be undergraduate or graduate school. For many students and their families this weight is just too much to bear. While we can’t alleviate the burden entirely, we do want to help.Families deserve an opportunity to provide their children with high-quality education without sinking into debt. Likewise, students deserve to spend their years in college unburdened by the worry of paying off loans after graduation. With these concerns in mind, Global Teletherapy is proud to help defray the rising costs of higher education. We are offering any current college or graduate school student who understands what it means to accept responsibility to improve his or her community the opportunity to earn a $1,000 merit-based scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to the winner of our essay contest. All eligible students, regardless of major, are encouraged to apply. See below for our eligibility requirements and additional details.
In order to participate in the scholarship contest, all applicants must meet the following criteria:
Must be enrolled in a college, university, or graduate school during the 2021-2022 academic year
All applicants must submit a 1,500+ word essay responding to the following:
The Global Teletherapy Academic Excellence Award is designed for students who understand the importance of bettering one’s self. Recount a time in 2020, when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, what did you learn from the experience, and how do you plan to help others from that experience?
Items to Consider:
Helpful tips for the essay:
- Essay should have a title.
- Don’t just Google an answer; we are looking for originality.
- Be prepared to explain your assertions; be convincing.
- Be sure your final copy is free of any technical errors (i.e. spelling and grammar).
- Essays under 1,500 words will NOT be read and your application will be rejected.
- The essay is NOT optional.
- See our Grading Rubric here.
How do I apply?
Eligible students should apply by submitting the form below. Good luck!
ALL APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 12, 2021.
Congratulations to Hannah Swift for winning the 2020 Academic Excellence Award!
Congratulations to Maddie Helm for winning the 2019 Academic Excellence Award!
Congratulations to Rodney Aborigo for winning the 2018 Academic Excellence Award!
Congratulations to Albert Appouh for winning the 2017 Academic Excellence Award!