Sunshine Behavioral Health’s Opioid Awareness Scholarship

Sunshine Behavioral Health is committed to raising awareness around substance abuse, while maintaining excellence in addiction treatment at our facilities. As part of this dedication, Sunshine Behvaioral Health is offering a $500 scholarship to students pursuing a degree in a medical field.

Opioid Awareness Scholarship


To apply for the $500 scholarship, please submit an essay focused on the Opioid epidemic in the United States.

 The topic is open-ended. Do you or a loved one have a personal story overcoming opioid addiction? Do you have analysis of the latest research that provides insight on how to address this epidemic? Share your story and showcase your writing skills!

 A $500 award will be given to a student pursuing a health-related degree program. 

 Areas of study that will be considered include, but are not limited to, Nursing, Pre-Med, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or any other field relating to substance abuse.


Students must meet the following criteria:

  •  U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
  • Enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university and plan to continue enrollment

If selected as a recipient, you must consent to a talent release and be willing to provide a digital photograph and for display on

 Selection & Awards  

The winner will be notified following the deadline and the award will be credited to the student’s school

How to Apply:

To submit an essay, first review the eligibility requirements (to make sure you qualify).

Deadline: December 1, 2019

When your essay is ready, submit the essay with your contact information to [email protected]