Los Angeles, CA (PressExposure) October 20, 2009 -- In the midst of the current economic crisis, marked by severe educational cutbacks, the Use Your Mentoh Scholarship offers high school seniors and undergraduate college students the opportunity to apply for a $500 scholarship to assist in the advancement of their education. The Use Your Mentoh Scholarship was founded by The Mentoh Foundation, and emphasizes the development of mental toughness in students in all fields of academic endeavor. Faced with the rising cost of education and the daunting task of securing employment upon graduation, it is even more urgent for students to develop strong mental toughness.
Applicants are required to assess their own mental toughness and describe how they have used mental toughness to overcome adversity. In addition to the $500 cash prize, the scholarship winner will also be awarded a Mentoh gift basket, and a copy of and inclusion in the new book Use Your Mentoh: Perspectives on Mental Toughness. Every eligible applicant will receive a Mentoh t-shirt.
Those interested are invited to log onto [http://www.MentohFoundation.org] for submission details.
All applicant entry packages must be received by Friday, December 4, 2009, 5pm PST.
The Mentoh Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Los Angeles, California. It was founded to build partnerships with community, regional, national, and international programs and organizations to provide critical financial resources to combat global poverty, and strengthen health care and educational opportunities for all.
If youâd like more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact Stephanie Baines at (310) 313-0583 or by email at info@MentohFoundation.org.