Jake Thomas Williams Memorial Scholarship

Funded by
Williams Family
$2,750
1 winner$2,750
Awarded
Application Deadline
May 12, 2023
Winners Announced
Jun 12, 2023
Education Level
High School
1
Contribution
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
High school senior
Majors of Interest:
Social work, therapy, or psychology
Career Field of Interest:
Mental health or suicide prevention
Education Level:
Majors of Interest:
Career Field of Interest:
High school senior
Social work, therapy, or psychology
Mental health or suicide prevention

Jake Thomas Williams passed away too soon after taking his own life in 2020. 

Mental health services and suicide prevention are vital fields that can save thousands of lives every year. Around 1 in 5 adults in the US experience mental illness and 1 in 20 experience serious mental illness. Mental health struggles can start early, making suicide the 2nd-highest cause of death among Americans between the ages of 10-34.

This scholarship seeks to honor Jake Thomas Williams’ life by providing support to students who want to make a difference in mental health and suicide prevention. 

Any high school senior interested in studying social work, therapy, or psychology and hoping to work in mental health or suicide prevention may apply for this scholarship. 

To apply, tell us about your experience with loss, your inspiration for pursuing mental health, your career goals, and how you think you’ll make a difference in suicide prevention.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Need, Boldest Bold.org Profile
Published February 12, 2023
$2,750
1 winner$2,750
Awarded
Application Deadline
May 12, 2023
Winners Announced
Jun 12, 2023
Education Level
High School
1
Contribution
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners