The Jed Foundation is offering a $2,000 scholarship for a video based on a current student’s experience with mental health and breaking the stigma and dealing with the issues. The prize also comes with a trip to NYC in June of 2009 and an appearance on MTVU.
The Jed Foundation works to reduce the rate of suicide among college and university students. This is a very worth project for any recovering students of mental illness out there. If you have recovered from mental illness and are going back to schoool, then work on this video on how you are doing your part to break down the stigma on mental illness.
The video only needs to be 5 min long. The deadline is Feb 23. YOu can email it to the site (following) or mail it by the deadline.
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