Ammon Recovery Scholars Information

Thank you for applying to The Ammon Scholarship Program.  If chosen, you will join the Ammon Recovery Scholars Program. Read thoroughly below to understand the program benefits and requirements.

All scholarship recipients will become Ammon Recovery Scholars.

We hope to provide you with more than just financial support through the scholarship award, but also help to support your recovery, academic and professional pursuits. Our three program goals include:
  1. Provide access to education for individuals in recovery (6 months or more).
  2. Afford recipients of the scholarship the opportunity to receive personal, professional and academic support for their personal success.
  3. Create a supportive peer community whose focus is to advance the mission of combating the stigma associated with addiction and to promote that recovery is possible.
The benefits of being an Ammon Recovery Scholar
  1. Membership in a National Foundation
  2. Scholarship
  3. Leadership development
  4. Professional development
  5. Community of peers passionate about combating the stigma of addiction
  6. Networking opportunities
If given the award, you must agree to a set of program requirements listed below:
  • Attend the program identified in my application. 
  • Understand that funding will go directly to the program identified in my application. Remain in good academic standing.
  • Complete a check-in once during the term. Foundation staff will send you a short survey or will call you to complete the check-in.
  • Participate in short and anonymous follow-up surveys at 90 days, 6 months and 1 year to assist the Foundation in collecting data
  • Understand that the scholarship funds will be disbursed directly to the institution or to the bookstore connected to the institution.
  • Agree to join a closed social media group (currently Facebook Group).
  • Agree to attend the Ammon Foundation Annual Leadership Summit in August (this requirement will be examined on a case by case basis; this is free and travel scholarships are available)
Occasionally, the Foundation will host events for a myriad of reasons: fellowship, to gather ideas on how to improve Foundation programming, to provide Scholar’s support and more. It is the expectation that you will make your best effort to attend these events.

Sharing Your Story:

As an Ammon Recovery Scholar, you will represent The Ammon Foundation as an Ambassador.  Your personal recovery story is essential to help combat the stigma connected to the disease of addiction. Therefore, you must understand that your personal recovery story could be made public. The Foundation has information about messaging and will help you learn how to share your recovery story in an empowering and destigmatizing way.

There are a variety of ways to share your story, you would need to choose at least one option below, but may choose more than one:
  1. Sharing your personal recovery story, full name and a photo for the Foundation’s blog. To do so, the Foundation will provide you with a set of questions to answer.
  2. Short testimonial with your first name only and photo.
  3. Short testimonial with your first name only and no photo.
  4. Public speaking event with the possibility of photographs and media coverage.
  5. Giving the authorization to tag you on social media when highlighting your story.
The Ammon Scholarship Selection Committee looks forward to reading and reviewing your application.

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* 1. I understand that if I am awarded a scholarship, I agree to participate in the Ammon Recovery Scholars Program (see program description above).

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* 2. What type of school are you applying for?

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* 3. Employees (FT, PT or contracted**), Advisory Council/Board Members, Board of Trustee Directors of The Ammon Foundation and Ammon Labs are not eligible to apply for Ammon Foundation Scholarships. Additionally any dependent child, legally adopted child, or a stepchild residing in the same household of the aforementioned (or retiree) do NOT qualify for the award. **except Ammon Empowerment Coaches with less than a BA.

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* 4. Contact

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* 5. Gender

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* 6. Date of Birth

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* 7. Which race/ethnicity best describes you?

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* 8. Are you currently employed?

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* 9. Are you a Veteran?

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* 10. What is your current marital status?

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* 12. How are your household members related to you?

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* 13. Where do you currently live?

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* 14. What is your approximate household income?

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* 15. If employed, job title:

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* 16. If employed, what is your individual annual income?

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* 17. What is your recovery date?

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* 18. What is your recovery pathway? Please mark all that apply.

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* 19. Do you currently have health insurance?

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* 20. Have you ever had any involvement with the criminal justice system? (This question is to inform Foundation data collection only and your answer will not be included on the application that is scored by our selection committee.)

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* 21. Name of educational institution or organization

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* 22. Please enter your Student ID if you have one

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* 23. Tuition (program tuition or upcoming semester tuition)

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* 24. Estimated additional school related expenses (books, supplies, fees, transportation, etc.)

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* 25. What is your anticipated graduation date or date you will finish your program/ class?

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* 26. If  you are currently enrolled in college or HS equivalent program, what was your GPA average for the last semester?

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* 27. List any hobbies and volunteer experience you have

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* 28. List any awards or honors you have received

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* 29. Tell us your recovery story (up to 500 words)

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* 30. What impact would receiving this scholarship have on you? (up to 500 words)

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* 31. What is your educational and career goal? (up to 500 words)

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* 32. Anticipated financial aid (grants/scholarships)

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* 33. If you do not meet financial eligibility criteria, please explain your financial need for a scholarship.

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* 34. Upload Recommendation Letter 1 (Academic or professional, written specifically for the application)

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* 35. Upload Recommendation Letter 2 (personal, someone familiar with your recovery, written specific for the application)

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* 36. Upload transcripts, acceptance letter or Information about desired educational pathway

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* 37. Upload Identification: copy of drivers license or government issued ID

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* 38. Upload Financial Verification: last paycheck, W2, or letter from employer verifying salary

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* 39. Scholarships are distributed by check to the educational institution directly or to an identified book store. Once you choose which one you prefer, please let us know the following information to use if you are chosen as a recipient:
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* 40. For some awards an interview is necessary.  Do you agree to a phone/in person interview?

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* 41. How did you first hear about the Ammon Foundation?

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