Are you a HIV positive patient and still actively engaged in studying in School and looking to build a career? Or are you caring for a HIV positive patient in your family while being enrolled in a School? We know how challenging it can be to manage the dual responsibility of being both a student and a caregiver. However, we also know that this experience can be rewarding and provide a unique sense of fulfillment of having done something worthwhile for yourself or your dear ones.
STDtestMD offers scholarships on a regular basis to college students that are HIV-positive or are taking caring of a family member who is HIV positive. The award amount ranges from $200 - $500 and requires applicants to share their experience with others on how they are coping with their HIV positive status, and what suggestions and advice they can offer to those that do not have the disease. All information shared will be kept confidential and presented anonymously within the program.
You can submit your story through an 800 – 1000 word essay or a 3 min video telling us about your journey.
You can share your “Courageous Scholar” story by June 30th, 2017 and be a lucky winner of the scholarship award.
Three students attending a College or University will each receive $200 thru $500 grant based on our Scholarship Team’s assessment of the quality of the essays.
Our Scholarship team will assess the submissions based on the following criteria:
You agree and acknowledge that by submitting an application and other requirements for Scholarship program, you agree to the terms and conditions noted above and provide your consent to use your essay anonymously, in part or entirety on our website, blogs, social media or other broadcast media as we deem fit.
Please feel free to call us at STDtestMD.com on our support line at 1-855-847-7294 for any questions regarding the Courageous Scholarship Award and we will be happy to speak to you.
More than 1.2 million people in the US are living with HIV, and 1 in 8 of them doesn’t know it. At the end of 2013, the most recent year for which such data are available, an estimated 1,242,000 adults and adolescents were living with HIV.
An estimated 161,200 (13%) had not been diagnosed.
StdTestMD.com is a Retail online medical testing company that seeks to educate and empower consumers through its online platform STDtestMD.com and by offering STD/STI testing services directly to the people. The company believes that through its strategy of empowerment through knowledge dissemination and consistent engagement, people can take charge of their sexual and mental health and make the society a better place to live and to enjoy life to its fullest.
For more information:
STDtestMD Scholarship Team