The Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship

Putting an end to tobacco use depends on young people who are eager to help achieve a tobacco-free generation. That’s why Truth Initiative is offering  Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for outreach and health communications to reduce tobacco use among priority populations. The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students who are innovatively confronting tobacco use. The Truth Initiative is dedicated to achieving a culture where all youth and young adults reject tobacco.The organization will provide two $5,000 scholarships to the winning candidates.

Truth Initiative Organization is America’s largest non-profit public health organization dedicated to making tobacco use a thing of the past. It is dedicated to achieving a culture where all youth and young adults reject tobacco.


  • Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduate and graduate students
  • Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of at least 2.0 (C average) in the most recent academic year.

How to Apply:

In order to apply for the scholarship, the candidates may sign-up or create an account through the given link:

Supporting Documents:

Applicant must submit documentation of financial need for scholarship funds (SAR report).

Financial Aid and Award money:

Truth Initiative will worth two $5,000 scholarships. This year’s scholarship will be awarded based on creative community service that reflects four major tobacco-control related issues: smoke-free environments, social justice, tobacco product flavors and point-of-sale (where tobacco products are sold).

Application Deadline:

The online application submission deadline is Sunday, April 30, 2017.

Link for More Information:

Contact Information:

If you have any question, contact at or call 202-454-5920.


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