Mind Lab Pro®is pleased to announce our 2018 Natural Academic Scholarship Essay Contest, which will award $2,500 each. First annual Natural Academic Scholarship, which will award$2,500 each.
The Natural Academic Scholarships will be awarded to the two students who best express their perspective on nonmedical stimulant drug abuse (a term that refers to using pharmaceutical attention drugs without a prescription or doctor’s supervision) in academic settings. As they determine the winners, our judges will also consider how student entrants exemplify the success that can be achieved with a drug-free lifestyle.
The Natural Academics Scholarship is open to all incoming freshmen, as well as undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled in a college or university in the United States. To be eligible for consideration, students must submit their completed application and finished essay no later than July 1, 2018.
Student Entry Requirements
To participate in Mind Lab Pro®’s Natural Academics Scholarship contest, a student must:
- Provide a current, complete transcript of grades showing a GPA of 3.5 or above
- Be enrolled as a full-time college student no later than the Fall 2018 semester
- Be committed to natural academics, free of nonmedical prescription stimulants
- Complete a simple application, which you can download here
- Submit a cover letter and resume
- Submit a photo or short video (*optional)
- Submit a thoughtful, well-written essay of no more than 1,500 words on this year’s topic: “Why I refuse to take prescription stimulants in an academic setting.”
Consider these questions as you compose your essay:
- How does your brain affect and enhance aspects of your life is a student? Classroom attention and focus are part of this, but athletics, performing arts, and even socializing are equally valid aspects of brainpower. Feel free to be creative.
- What is your opinion on students using non-medical prescription stimulants to gain an edge in academics?
- Why have you decided to avoid these stimulant drugs? Ethics, dependence concerns, potential health risks, or other reasons?
- What kind of natural strategies do you employ to increase brainpower? Getting enough sleep, meditating, diet, supplements, exercise, or other strategies?
How we choose a winner:
Students’ accomplishments, abilities, grades, and extracurricular activities will all be considered, but the essay holds the most weight in making our decision.
When you’re ready, send your essay, along with other application components, via email to .
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