Dr. Alma S. Adams $10,000 Scholarship to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Minorities Who are Disproprtionately Targeted-Undergrad and Grad Student- Deadline 4/15/08


Applications are now being accepted for The Dr. Alma S. Adams
Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to reduce tobacco
use among what the American Legacy Foundation calls “Priority
Populations.” Priority populations are those populations who are
disproportionately targeted by the tobacco industry, or who often lack
the tools and resources to combat smoking in their communities.
Identified priority populations are Native Americans/Alaska Natives,
Hispanics, African Americans, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Low SES, and
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities.

The Adams scholarship will award a total of $10,000 annually for up to
two candidates to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies at an
accredited institution of higher education in the U.S. The
scholarship, named for founding Legacy board member, Dr. Alma S.
Adams, will be awarded to individuals who have demonstrated a
commitment to community service or used the visual arts or media to
convey culturally-appropriate health messages on behalf of a
disadvantaged population.

Applications will be accepted from December 1, 2007 until April 15,
2008. Awardees will be notified by June 30, 2008.

Awardees will be notified by June 30. For more information, email:



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