Scholarships Merit-based
SHAPE America

Barbara A. Cooley Master’s Scholarship

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1000 USD
United States
15 Oct 2024
Application deadline


SHAPE America is pleased to present the following outside resources to help you in your search for third-party scholarships. Students are encouraged to explore and apply for private scholarships that may be awarded locally or nationally. The key is to seek this funding out. They believe the work is worth it since scholarships do not need to be repaid.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


The scholarship is awarded annually to a master's level student. Recipients may spend the award in any manner they desire. Recipients will also receive a one-year complimentary student membership in SHAPE America.

Applicable programmes


The scholarship is worth $1,000.


  • The award is open to a master's level student who is currently enrolled in a school-based health education program at an accredited college/university in the United States or a U.S. territory.
  • To be eligible, the applicant must have a minimum current overall grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the SHAPE America application deadline. Prior SHAPE America scholarship recipients are not eligible.

Scholarship requirements




United States



Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

15 Oct 2024

The online application form includes the following sections:

Resume - attach a current resume that includes extracurricular/service activities (professional organizations, school, community) and any academic honors, awards, etc. within the past two years.

Essay - attach an essay describing your interest in health education, career and professional goals and what you hope to accomplish as a health educator in training and in the future. (Your essay must be approximately 400 - 450 words in length)

Transcript - attach a current transcript PDF of all college study completed, including the fall semester.


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