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Jerry Greenspan Student Voice of Mental Health Award

The Jerry Greenspan Student Voice of Mental Health Award is an annual award honoring a student who is reducing prejudice around mental illness, raising awareness of mental health problems on campus, and encouraging help-seeking among their peers. It was established in 2008 through a contribution made by Carol Ullman and the late Joseph Greenspan, in memory of their son, Jerry Greenspan.

This award is designed to encourage dialogue about mental health on campuses, reduce prejudice around emotional disorders, and raise visibility of the amazing people who are tackling these issues at schools across the country.

The student selected for this award receives:

  • A $2,000 cash scholarship
  • Recognition on The Jed Foundation’s website
  • A trip to New York to attend The Jed Foundation’s Annual Gala to receive the award

APPLICATION PROCESS
The Application process is now closed.

 

2014 JERRY GREENSPAN STUDENT VOICE OF MENTAL HEALTH AWARD WINNER!

 

Margaret Kramer - University of South Carolina

Read her story here.

 

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

2013



Michael Kessler - The George Washington University

Read his story here.

 

2012


Lauren Ashley Tipton - Washington and Lee University

Read her story here.

 

2011

 

Kristen Stefureac - University of South Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

 

2010

 

Jenny  Liu - University of California Los Angeles

 

 

2009

Adam Taylor

 

Adam Taylor - Western Michigan University

 



2008



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