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Students Working Against Tobacco

(SWAT)

Peer to Peer Tobacco Prevention

SWAT Kids Make a Difference

Applications are due May 13, 2022 APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED TO JUNE 20, 2022

Purpose:
• Two students from each high school in the Uintah Basin will be awarded $1,000-$4,000 (Depending on funding available. No award will be less than $1,000). Scholarship for students completing their senior year at a high school  during the 2022-2023 school year. The purpose is to encourage students and peers to remain tobacco and drug free.

Criteria:
• Applicants must successfully graduate with a minimum GPA of 2.5
• Preference may be given to applicants who have participanted in SWAT in previous years
• Applicants must agree to meet the specified requirements

Timeline:
• Recipients will be announced on May 27, 2022 and awarded at the end of the 2022-2023 school year

Scholarship Applicants must provide:
• Completed application
• One academic reference from an advisor, guidance, counselor, teacher, respected adult or community member

For questions, please contact Daniel Jackson at 435-247-1168 djackson@tricountyhealth.com or Ashley Linschoten at 435-247-1155 alinschoten@tricountyhealth.com

Opportunity with SWAT

Youth applying for the SWAT scholarship are applying for opportunities to make a difference with their peers, to prevent tobacco, and vaping, among other students at their schools and in their community.

If awarded the SWAT scholarship, students will be the leaders of their school SWAT group, facilitate the meetings and help plan activities.

SWAT leaders learn to grow their leaderships skills, social skills, advocating skills, etc. They go to capitol day and to the leadership youth summit. As a SWAT leader they represent the SWAT program at local city council meetings.

SWAT leaders build their SWAT groups by recruiting peers to help educate about the dangers of tobacco. The students recruited under the SWAT leader will fill out a separate application form. 

 

For questions, please contact Daniel Jackson at 435-247-1168 djackson@tricountyhealth.com or Ashley Linschoten at 435-247-1155 alinschoten@tricountyhealth.com

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