How to Apply for Funding, Grant Awards, and the Weiss Writing Prize
ACHA Individual and Institutional Members are eligible to apply for funding from ACHF! Read below to learn how to apply for funds for your project.
Funding decisions for specific projects or annual meeting sponsorships will be made by the American College Health Foundation Board of Directors, in collaboration with the Executive Director of the American College Health Association.
To download complete guidelines, eligibility requirements, and a Request for Funding Application form, choose a format below. (Note: A separate application form applies for the Gallagher Koster fund mini-grants and the UnitedHealthcare StudentResources grants, follow links below.)
NEW! ACHF Healthy Campus 2020 Grant
ACHF through support from the Foundation Endowment Fund is offering a $2,500 grant opportunity to ACHA members for the purpose of supporting a campus initiative to implement the goals of Healthy Campus 2020. Healthy Campus 2020 serves as a framework for improving the health of all students, staff and faculty on campuses nationwide. More information will be available Fall 2013.
NEW! Aetna Foundation Grant
ACHF is offering a $5,000 grant opportunity in conjunction with the Aetna Foundation to support the creation of novel wellness solutions and programs that address issues specifically related to the overall well-being of college students. The objective of this grant opportunity is to cultivate leading-edge approaches that address and encourage students to take an active role in their own physical well-being and disease prevention. More information will be available Fall 2013.
Gallagher Koster Innovative Practices in College Health Fund Mini Grant Opportunities
Grant(s) to be awarded annually. The deadline for grant applications for the 2014-2015 school year is January 31, 2014. Click for more information.
NEW! Stephan D. Weiss, PhD Student Mental Health Grant
ACHF is offering a $2,500 grant opportunity through the Stephan D. Weiss, PhD Mental Health Fund for Higher Education to promote and improve the quality of mental health support for college students. Funding for the Weiss Grant will be awarded annually to undergrad or graduate student applicants enrolled at ACHA individual or institutional member institutions. More information will be available Fall 2013.
NEW! Student Health 101 Health Promotion Grant
ACHF is offering a $2,500 grant in conjunction with Student Health 101 to support new efforts to improve and promote health education programs on college campuses. These initiatives could include health promotion communications, research, advocacy and other activities related to health prevention. More information will be available Fall 2013.
UnitedHealthcare StudentResources Initiatives in College Mental and Behavioral Health Grant
Grant to be awarded annually. Applications deadline for the 2014-2015 school year is January 31, 2014. Click for more information.
Stephan D. Weiss, PhD Mental Health Fund for Higher Education Writing Prize
A prize will be awarded to the lead author of a pivotal publication in college mental health. The deadline to submit applications is January 21, 2014. Click for more information.
Congratulations to 2013 Grant and Writing Prize Recipients!
2013 Gallagher Koster Innovative Practices in College Health Care Grant
"College Mental Health Services for Distance Learners"
University of New Mexico
Stephanie McIver, PhD
2013 Gallagher Koster Innovative Practices in Culturally Competent Health Care Grant
"Effects of a Brief Educational Intervention on LGBT Health at a University Health Center"
University of Kentucky
Brandy Reeves, MPH, CHES
2013 UnitedHealthcare StudentResources Initiatives in College Mental and Behavioral Health Grant
"The Sleep Squad: A Personalized Sleep Intervention Program"
University of St. Thomas
J. Roxanne Prichard, PhD
2013 Stephan D. Weiss, PhD Mental Health Fund for Higher Education Writing Prize
"The Impact of Experiential Exercies on Communication and Relational Skills in a Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper-Training Program for College Resident Advisors"
Susan Pasco, PhD, LCSW-R