Congratulations to the winners of APHA's 2014 Get Ready Scholarship

Three students — at the high school, undergraduate and graduate college levels — were chosen from hundreds of applicants as the winners of the scholarship. The winners were selected on the basis of their essays on preparedness. Each of the students will receive $400 from the Get Ready campaign to further their education and pay for school costs as well as a free one-year APHA membership.

Thanks to everyone who submitted an entry!

HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL

Tiffany Chen: Ridge High School, Basking Ridge, New Jersey

UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE LEVEL

Angel Vincent: Kent State University, New Franklin, Ohio

GRADUATE COLLEGE LEVEL

Nicholas Thompson: Drexel University, School of Public Health, Philadelphia

Read excerpts from the 2014 winning essays and see the winning infographic

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Past scholarship winners
2013-2009 Get Ready Scholarship winners

About the Get Ready Scholarship
The Get Ready Scholarship, offered in conjunction with APHA’s Get Ready campaign, is designed to encourage high school and college students to focus on the importance of emergency preparedness. The annual scholarship opens each year in February.