Dosomething.org is starting another scholarship program with the aim to educate and aware people concerning another major illness which is called Meningococcal disease, caused by a bacteria which can cause meningitis, a mind and spinal cord infection with genuine unexpected issues, bloodstream disease, and even death. Youngsters and students living in hostel residences are at an expanded danger of meningococcal illness, and most expectedly, the physical classes might continue in the fall, which will further cause a worry that flare-ups of meningococcal infection could reoccur. Now, despite the fact that these infections are preventable through vaccination, less than half of youngsters are completely immunized against meningococcal infection. Numerous youngsters are still not completely secured on the grounds that they’ve just finished both parts of the vaccination series!
Albeit the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us the significance of public health, the predominance of clinical misinformation online is making it harder for youngsters to differentiate between truth and fiction with regards to securing their wellbeing. So in order to educate youngsters and help them in preventing this disease to spread, DoSomething.org is inviting students to come forward and teach their companions (and family) about meningococcal illness and why and how to get completely vaccinated and be completely educated with regards to approaches to spot clinical misinformation. Once you do that, you’ll be automatically entered for the opportunity to win a $1,500 grant. This mission and grant are only open to US-based DoSomething.org individuals.
Dosomething.org is a digital platform aiming towards making real change happen. It is now the biggest not-for-profit organization solely for youngsters and social change; DoSomething’s huge number of individuals address each US region code and 131 nations. Utilizing their computerized stage, DoSomething individuals join their volunteer, social change, and city activity missions to have a true effect on causes they care about.
|Number of Awards||1|
|Nationality||Domestic and International|
|Application Deadline||October 16, 2021|
|Application Fees||Not required|
|Requirements||No specific requirements|
Who is Eligible?
In order to be eligible to enter the following scholarship program, the candidate must be less than 26 years of age. No minimum GPA is required for the same.
How to Apply?
To be considered for the following scholarship, the interested candidates are required to share their meningococcal disease and medical misinformation guide with their friends through text, email, DM, or maybe publicly on social media, etc. Then, later on, they are expected to upload a screenshot or photo of their share to the scholarship portal, and it’s done.
The judges appointed by dosomething.org will judge all the submissions and decide which one is most deserving. One most suitable candidate will be chosen and be granted the one-time scholarship award of up to $1,500.
The application period for the following scholarship will end on October 16, 2021. Any applications received later this date will be rejected.