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Scholarship Title: SolutionInn Scholarship - Preventing Obesity in USA

Number Available : 1
Amount: $ 1,000
Application Deadline: 2019-09-30 | Award Year: 2019
Class: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior | Need/Merit: Merit | Enrollment: Full Time, Part Time
FAFSA needed: No | minimum GPA: 2.50 | Renewable: Yes
Residency: Candidate must be U.S citizen or resident enrolled as a student in U.S.
Eligibility: Candidate must be U.S citizen or resident enrolled as a student in U.S. Candidate must either be an incoming college freshman for the current academic semester or a current undergraduate of any accredited two or four-year college or university. Candidate must be enrolled at an accredited U.S. university. Candidate must be maintaining a CGPA of at least 2.50.

Description: Obesity has grown so much that it has replaced smoking as the number one preventable cause of disease in America. Even though obese people have to take responsibility for what and how much they eat, society has not only created obesity but it also discriminates against those affected. The media, food companies, and rapidly advancing technology are all factors that influence not only the increase in obesity rates, but also the psychological state of the obese.

How to Apply: Email, Other (See Application Instructions below), Online Application (see field below)
Application Instructions: Write an essay 800-1000 words answering the following questions. How is obesity defined? What are the possible causes of obesity? How can obesity in America be prevented? There is no application fee or other fees for this scholarship to apply. Write your essay in PDF, WORD or TEXT file on the topic asked above. All essays must be written in English. Fill in the form, provide all the information asked and submit your essay.

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