Nova Vitae Treatment Center will be awarding $1,000 in scholarships each year to a student who is passionate, dedicated, and demonstrates their commitment to improving awareness about the risks of fentanyl abuse and addiction. The scholarship will be awarded based on essay submissions from eligible students.

Applicant requirements:

  • Enrolled full-time in a U.S. institution for graduate or undergraduate programs. (U.S. territories are excluded)
  • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolee
  • At least 18 years old

The following applicants may not be eligible:

  • Owners, volunteers, their children, and grandchildren
  • International students
  • Temporary residents
  • DACA Students

Students may only submit (1) essay

Essay Guidelines:

If you are aware of the effects of fentanyl addiction and abuse, think about how you would promote more awareness of this issue and how it can be addressed at the local and state level.

Please have your essay response be no more than 1,200 words in length and address the following questions:

How does fentanyl abuse and addiction affect the community?

What are achievable goals that can be addressed to decrease the impact of fentanyl abuse on the community?

Selected applicants will be determined based on the essay content, style, and quality of work. Our evaluators are looking for detailed essays that are organized in a chronological manner.

Next application period begins: July 25, 2020

The application deadline is: October 28, 2020