Growing Healthy Kids
High School Scholarship

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Studies show healthier students have better grades, better behavior and better attendance. At The Youth Clinic, our goal is to help keep northern Colorado families healthy through expert and specialized pediatric care and programming.

As a part of The Youth Clinic’s commitment to our patients and families, we’re proud to announce our Seventh Annual Growing Healthy Kids High School Scholarship: a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to a patient of The Youth Clinic furthering their education.

How to Apply – The Essay:


Write about a time you have had to overcome a challenge.


  • Applicant must be a patient at The Youth Clinic.
  • Applicant must be a high school senior with plans for furthering education (applicable to college, trade or technical school, certification, etc.).

Essay Criteria:

  • Essay should be no more than 1 page, typed and double-spaced with a minimum of 10 pt. font size.

Judging Criteria:

  • Theme and Content – relevance to the essay topic, the validity of ideas and thoroughness of presentation
  • Organization and Development – clear and logical essay development
  • Grammar and Mechanics – punctuation, capitalization, and spelling
  • Style – effectiveness and flow of writing

Deadline: April 19, 2024

Total Amount: $1,000

The Youth Clinic Growing Healthy Kids High School Scholarship is available to high school seniors furthering education who are also patients of The Youth Clinic. Children of The Youth Clinic employees are not eligible. Creed, race, gender and/or financial status will not be considered. The award is a one-time, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship granted directly to the school or program in the first year. All materials must be submitted by April 19, 2024, online at The scholarship recipient will be personally notified by May 3, 2024 and announced publicly shortly after.

Past Scholarship Winners