What is the Make a
Dr. James Hess, professor of psychology and chair of the School of
Behavioral Sciences at Black Hills State University, pledged a $1
million gift to BHSU to establish the School of Behavioral Sciences Make a
Difference Initiative. In exchange for scholarship funds, students will be
challenged to plan and implement sustainable community projects designed to
make a difference in the lives of others.
How Much Will Be
Two $3,500 scholarships will be awarded in 2019. In addition to the
scholarship, each recipient will receive up to $2,500 for student projects.
Who Can Apply?
- School of Behavioral Sciences students with declared
major(s) in Exercise Science, Human Services, Psychology, Sociology, or
- Sophomore or above
- GPA of 3.0 or higher.
What is the
An application and project proposal is due by March 15, 2019. Send the application and proposal electronically as a word document attachment to: email@example.com. Announcement of selected recipient(s) will be in late March. A reception for successful applicants will be held April 17, 2019 at 4:00PM in the Joy Center.
An application and project proposal is due by March 15, 2019. Send the
application and proposal electronically as a word document attachment to:
Example Successful Application
To contribute to the Make a Difference Initiative, contact Black Hills State University Advancement at 605-642-6385.
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