Wednesday, December 22, 2021

The Recover College Scholarship

2018 College Scholarship – NOW OPEN

The Recover is dedicated to bringing addiction news and education surrounding substance abuse and treatment while also providing information on local US addiction centers. The Recover is offering a $1,000 scholarship in 2018.


The Recover is committed to helping US citizens who are pursuing a college degree through this scholarship. The scholarships can help offset the costs of education, while bring attention to college substance abuse and addiction.


Anyone contacting The Recover through any other method than described below will automatically disqualify themselves from the scholarship program.


All applicants must be currently pursuing a college degree, must currently hold or anticipate a high school diploma or GED within the 2017-2018 school year, and currently hold a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Who can apply?
High school seniors and anyone currently pursuing or accepted into a college.

Application Deadline: July 15, 2018
all application materials must be emailed no later than the deadline date. Materials received later will be rejected, resulting in disqualification.

Winners will be chosen by: August 15, 2018
Non-winners will not be notified!

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Must Meet All Requirements

  • Have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Hold a 3.0 or higher overall GPA
  • Be a US citizen
  • Scholarship is limited to Bachelor and Associate degrees.

Applicant Must Provide Following Documentation by Email ONLY

Unofficial Transcript 
As the preliminary screening takes place, an unofficial transcript from your most recent schooling is required. If our team decides that you may be a potential winner, you will be contacted and asked to mail or electronically send an official, unopened transcript to ultimately prove the provided information on the unofficial transcript was correct, and you meet all of the requirements. Please do not initially send the official copies. 

Current Proof of Enrollment
Examples: Enrollment verification letter, acceptance letter, course registration for upcoming semester, etc.

INTRODUCTION: 200 – 500 Words
Tell us about yourself! Why are you applying for this scholarship? Feel free to include fun facts, a relevant picture, or anything that you feel would make yourself stand out to us.

Picture: Please send us a picture of yourself, so we can put a face to your application and essay.

Application & Short Survey (attached below)

ESSAY: In 1,000 – 2,000 words, write about ONE of the following:

  • What types of improvements can be made for college intervention for substance abuse both pre, and post intervention?
  • What types of collegiate standards could be put in place to decrease substance abuse in college?

Scholarship Deadline & Submission Information

Completed applications must be sent and arrive no later than the set deadline of July 15, 2018. There will be absolutely no exceptions.

Submit all applications and questions to:

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Please note:

By sending your application, you agree to use the scholarship prize for education purposes only: tuition and or related expenses such as school supplies, books, etc.

Submitting your application hereby gives us permission to use your Introduction and/or your Essay as well as your picture, for’s various marketing platforms, including but not limited to our blog, social media accounts, and website. The information from your survey may be pulled for anonymous statistics. We will never ask to share information on your application form, as that is considered completely confidential.

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