Scholarship Opportunity

  • Entries are currently being processed and the winner will be announced soon. –

I’ve done a number of professional qualifications and certifications and know first-hand how difficult it can be to balance the time, course material, and stay focused with everything else that’s going on in one’s life.

The last thing you want to worry about is the finances. But it’s unavoidable for most, unfortunately.

I was fortunate enough to have a scholarship for some of my studies, which is why it means a lot to me to offer some support to someone else in return.

I’m offering a scholarship of $500 to a student who is either studying in the health, massage, alternative medicine, or meditation fields – or just has a personal interest or passion in this areas.

It’s straightforward to apply, just read the requirements below and get writing.

I look forward to hearing from you, and good luck! (Check my Massage Therapy FAQ if you have any questions regarding massage therapy in general.)

For Your Massage Needs Scholarship Requirements

Applicants are to submit a 750+ word essay on any of the following topics:

  • Alternative/traditional medicines
  • Massage
  • Essential oils
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Physical therapy
  • Anything similar to the above that may be of interest to my readers!

The above are general topics. Feel free to go in whatever direction you wish, be it personal experiences with any of the above topics, or your own ideas and theories.

I’m really just looking for a well-written piece of work that will be of interest to other, provoke discussion points and add value to the topics I am passionate about and write about on my blog.

Helpful Tips for Your Essay

Please proofread your work. While I don’t expect a perfectly written piece, you can easily minimize the number of errors by reading the article through and running it through an online grammar checker.

If you’re struggling for a topic to get started, here are some ideas to help you make a start:

  • How my first massage changed the way I thought about massage.
  • How meditation changed the way I study and relax.
  • Why meditation is now part of my daily routine.
  • 5 reasons to book your first yoga session.
  • My take on alternative medicine vs traditional medicine.
  • How I became a believer in alternative medicines.
  • The topics are endless, there are so many directions to go in…..

Eligibility and Rules

The winning candidate will need to provide proof they are attending the school, college or university they have provided.

All entries will be checked for plagiarism. Any evidence that the work is copied in any form and it will be disqualified.

By submitting your essay you give me permission to publish it on For Your Massage Needs and will not allow it to be submitted elsewhere.

The closing date for entries is 1st December 2017.

A winner will be selected within six weeks of the closing deadline and notified by email.

How to Apply

Send your essay to as an attachment with the subject line – ‘Scholarship Application’.

A photo is optional, I understand if you don’t want your face published.

Include your full name, contact number, email, and mailing address (for the check to be sent to), and the name of the college or university you are currently attending.

Extra Resources – If you’re looking for massage therapy schools in your area check our database of massage therapy schools by state, all of which have a widget to search schools by location.

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