Each year, The Jed Foundation (JED) honors one high school student and one college student doing outstanding work to create communities of care in their schools. Student Voice of Mental Health Award recipients are advocates who are raising mental health awareness by leading initiatives, encouraging their peers to reach out for help, and building support systems for youth mental health and suicide prevention.
Award winners receive:
- A $3,000 cash scholarship
- A trip to New York City to receive the award at the JED Gala on June 3, 2024
- Recognition on JED’s website and social media platforms
- Ongoing opportunities to collaborate with JED
The 2024 Student Voice of Mental Health Awards application period begins on January 29 and ends at 5:00 PM ET on February 23, 2024.
Eligible high school applicants must be currently enrolled juniors or seniors 16 years of age or older based in the United States including the District of Columbia. Eligible undergraduate applicants must be currently enrolled sophomore-, junior-, or senior-level college students based in the United States including the District of Columbia. See the full 2024 Student Voice of Mental Health Award Scholarship Rules here.
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