Annual Health and Fitness Scholarship

Health and Fitness Scholarship

We at ShapeThatBod believe that education is as important as health – mentally and physically. We understand that health and education is achievable through financial support. Most of us finished college through scholarship. That’s why we would like to help deserving students to achieve their desires to finish college. We also like to expand awareness about mental and physical health through this scholarship especially to college students. If you want to join the contest, please read the following instructions and details carefully.

Congratulations to Kinsey Ehmann for Winning our 2018 Scholarship Contest!

Student name: Kinsey Ehmann

University: Pepperdine University

Essay: Balancing Studies and Health for College Students


We are group of individuals who shares knowledge about the importance of health, fitness and nutrition through blogging with careful research about today’s trends and breakthroughs in health.


In order for you to join in the contest, applicants must be any legal U.S. or Canadian resident who is 18 years or older and is currently attending an accredited college or university. Applicants are not required a specific course or program to join the contest. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Incoming freshmen are also encourage to join as long as he/she is enrolled after the deadline.

About the scholarship

Amount awarded: 500 USD (1 winner)

Submission entries starts 1st June 2018

Deadline 31st August 2018 11:59 PM EST

Announcement of winner  20th September 2018



Open to students currently enrolled in a college/university in the USA

Application Requirements

Write a 500-1,500 English word essay about the following topics. You may choose only one.

  1. Discuss 5 stress relief alternatives that most people are not aware of, or take for granted
  2. Fast food restaurants are taking too much blame than they should over obesity
  3. Explain how fitness programs at work can improve efficiency
  4. Advantages and Disadvantages of Paid and Free Treatment
  5. Positive and Negative Effects of Meat-free Nutrition
  6. Causes of Eating Disorders and Obesity
  7. Pros and Cons of Health Insurance
  8. Balancing studies and health for college students

Criteria for judging the essay is based on creativity, originality, writing ability and overall presentation.

Submission and award

(Update: Deadline has been reached. We will announce the winner on or before September 20, 2018. Thank you for submitting your entry!)

Email your essay to with the following details:

  1. Full name and contact information (preferably email address)
  2. Name of college/university you will attend to or currently enrolled in
  3. Proof of enrollment and letter of reference that you are a bonafide student of that college/university

The winner will receive 500 USD for tuition or books. Deadline 31st August 2018.

Additional Information

As much as we value education and health, we value your privacy. We will not share, give or sell any information you sent to us.

By submitting your application, you agree to allow to use your essay for promotional purposes. The winner’s essay and name will be posted on this site.

Frequently Asked Questions

If I get chosen, how should I receive the award? will send the award through Paypal or Payoneer to the awardee.
Do I need to pay some fees to receive the award?
The awardee has NO payment obligation. This program is absolutely free.
What if I decline that my name and essay will be posted on this site?
By sending your application details to us, you agree that we will use it for promotional purposes. If you will decline, you will forfeit your award and we will choose the 1st runner up.
Is the scholarship award transferable?
The award is not transferable.
Will you share my information across the internet?
Absolutely not. We will only post the winner’s name and essay on this site solely for promotional purposes.
What course should I take or currently taken to join the contest?
There is no specific course as long as you are 18 years old or above, U.S. or Canadian citizen, a bonafide student of a specific college/university, you are qualified to join the contest.
What if I got chosen and did not respond to your email?
We will chose the 1st runner up in the event the winner will not respond to our email within 72 hours.
What kind of content posts?
We are advocate of healthy living. We like to share ideas about:

Healthy diet: i.e. The Best Superfood Powder to Use in Your Smoothies

Grooming: i.e. Pubic Hair Trimmers

Fitness: i.e. Pilate DVD’s, Weight Benches

Pain Management: i.e. Back Massagers