JED’s Student Voice of Mental Health Awards

Our 2022 college recipient Joseph Sexton (left) and high school recipient Crystal Widado (right) accepting the Student Voice of Mental Health Awards at our annual gala.

The Jed Foundation (JED) Student Voice of Mental Health Awards honor one undergraduate college student and one high school student doing outstanding work to raise awareness of mental health issues, reduce stigma, encourage their peers to reach out for help and support, and create a community where mental health is valued and included as part of the conversation.

Award winners receive:

  • A $3,000 cash scholarship
  • A trip to New York City to receive the award at our annual gala on June 7, 2022 (COVID-19 regulations allowing)
  • Recognition on JED’s website and social media platforms
  • Ongoing opportunities to represent and work with JED

Nominations for high school and college level candidates are now closed. 

The nomination period for the 2022 program was January 17 through February 18, 2022.

If you missed this year’s nomination deadline for the Student Voice of Mental Health Awards, consider these additional ways to engage with JED: 

Learn about our 2022 winners, Crystal Widado and Joseph Sexton

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