We provide a scholarship for those indivuals that seek degrees that help others improve their health physically, emotionally, and financially.
You must have a 3.0 or higher cumulative Grade Point Average at your current educational facility (high school or college) and you must be pursuing study in a Wellness related field. You must be able to show your GPA to the National Wellness and Fitness Association Scholarship Committee by e-mailing, faxing or mailing current educational facility-generated documents.
You must be either: a) National Wellness and Fitness Association Member whose membership is current and has been in good standing for the past 6 consecutive months; or b) spouse or child (28 years or younger) of an National Wellness and Fitness Association Member whose membership is current and has been in good standing for the past 6 consecutive months.
We want you to succeed in your future endevors yo help make someone's life Healthier.
Scholarship Applications will not be considered without the additional information listed below. It can be e-mailed, faxed or mailed as attachments with your application. If sent separately, be sure to identify each item with your name and phone number. (Please check off each item as you complete it.)
A brief essay about why you feel you deserve a Scholarship. Include your educational goals.
Two letters of recommendation. One letter should be from a teacher or administrator.
Your high school and/or college transcript. Please send grades from the semester prior
to the semester for which you are applying.
A list of all your extracurricular activities and clubs.
Any other information you feel is pertinent to your being considered for this scholarship.
Note: Recipients of the Scholarship Program funds may be advised to these proceeds based on applicable state and federal income tax rulings.
If you win an award, you will be required to provide a letter at the end of your scholarship period to update the selection committee on your academic progress and/or enhancement of your skills.
By applying for a scholarship, you agree that if an award is granted, your name and the name of the university you attend may be made public for promotional purposes.
FAQs:How much is the award?
The current award is $500.
How many scholarships will be given
That will depend on the available funds the Board sets asside for the program, for this year we hope to give 1 scholarship away.
Where will the money be sent?
The award will be sent directly to your finacial aid office.