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AlcoRehab.org is proud to award $6,000 in scholarships each year to three students, who share their vision on the dangers of alcohol abuse and addiction.

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Essay Contest Eligibility

[su_icon icon=”icon: thumbs-o-up” background=”#ffffff” color=”#018b07″ size=”28″ shape_size=”8″ margin=”0px 5px 5px 0px”][/su_icon]Applicants must be:

  • Enrolled full-time in a U.S. institution for graduate or undergraduate program. (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

[su_icon icon=”icon: thumbs-o-down” background=”#ffffff” color=”#E74C3C” size=”28″ shape_size=”8″ margin=”0px 5px 5px 0px”][/su_icon]Applicants may not be:

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

Only one (1) submission per student is allowed.

Description and Guidelines

If you are concerned with the effects of alcohol abuse and addiction and want to help raise awareness of its dangers, we encourage you to share your vision and have a chance to win money to cover your educational expenses.

The submitted essays must not exceed 1,200 words and should answer the following questions:

• How alcohol abuse and addiction affects the modern society?
• What steps can be taken to decrease the impact of alcohol abuse and addictions on people and society?

The winning applicants will be determined based on the essay content, style, and originality. Judges are looking for logically organized and well-supported essays.

Next application period begins: July 10th, 2017

The application deadline is: October 1st, 2017

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The winning applicants (spring 2017 semester) are:

1st Place:

Linda Barton — West Virginia University School of Medicine

2nd Place:

Anna Wallace — UC San Diego School of Medicine

3rd Place:

James Cervantes — Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University

Awards

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The winner of the second prize will receive the amount of $2,000

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The winner of the first prize will receive the amount of $3,000

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The winner of the third prize will receive the amount of $1,000

[su_icon icon=”icon: exclamation” background=”#ffffff” color=”#e29d16″ size=”20″ shape_size=”8″ margin=”0px 0px 0px 0px”][/su_icon]The scholarship awards may only be used to pay for college tuition and/or education-related expenses.

There are no costs associated with submitting an application for this scholarship.

How to Participate

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  2. Download, print and fill in a Scholarship Contest Application Form[su_icon icon=”icon: external-link-square” background=”#ffffff” color=”#018b07″ size=”20″ shape_size=”8″ margin=”0px 0px 0px 0px”][/su_icon]
  3. Email your essay as well as a scanned copy of your completed application form to scholarship@alcorehab.org

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The Story

Drinking alcoholic beverages is an activity in which people have indulged since the dawn of man. People enjoy drinking to this very day, whether it’s at a special public occasion or in an intimate setting with a few close friends. However, drinking is an activity that can get out of hand and cause a variety of problems in the long run.

Alcohol is also considered as one of the most dangerous lethal drugs available today.

The truth is, there is a great number of very dangerous drugs out there such as heroin, cocaine, crystal meth and others that can easily lead to death. Furthermore, as dangerous and lethal as all of these drugs are, alcohol is also one of them.

Continually, alcoholism is a dire problem in today’s society that can lead to various diseases like cirrhosis of the liver, hepatic failure, wet brain syndrome, and many others. Additionally, alcoholism causes the user to act out, lose control, become violent at times and carry out irrational deeds that can have astoundingly negative ramifications.

The goal of this contest is to raise awareness of the dangers of alcohol abuse and addictions and help motivate people struggling with the alcohol abuse issues to reach our for help.[/box][/section]

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