The Sleeping Expert Scientific & Medical Scholarship$1,000 annual scholarship award promoting the study of medicine and science to further our understanding of sleep and improve our treatment of sleep related disorders.

About Sleeping Expert

At Sleeping Expert our goal is simple: to help everyone have his or her best night of sleep, every night. With comprehensive reviews like our best mattress write up, research into sleeping habits, and other sleep aids to consider we help people do just that.

Scholarship Details

Furthering our cause, we are proud to offer this scholarship to help students who are currently studying in the fields of medicine, science or other fields related to human health and in particular sleep.

Award Amount: USD $1,000.00

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2017

Finalist Selected: December 7, 2017

Awards will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the institution of the finalist's enrollment.

How to Apply

Please submit a 500-1,000 word essay about one of the following topics;

  • Your college degree and how it does (or possibly could) relate to improved sleep and our understanding of sleep
  • A personal experience about dealing with a sleep disorder (yours personally or another’s with permission)
  • The future of sleep and our understanding of human sleep

Submit your essay via email attachment to scholarship@sleepingexpert.org. In your email please include the following;

  1. Your full name
  2. Age
  3. Field of study & majors (if any)
  4. Name of academic institution you are enrolled in (or enrolling upon graduation)
  5. Contact details for the financial aid office of your academic institution
  6. Application essay attached in word doc or Google doc format

By submitting your essay, you agree to allow your essay to be published on sleepingexpert.org and grant Sleeping Expert full, irrevocable rights to the essay.

Judging

Essays will be judged by the editorial team at Sleeping Expert on how well written, interesting and unique they are.

The selected finalist will be notified by email.

Eligibility & Conditions

Open to all students enrolled in accredited academic institutions, and high school seniors who are enrolling upon graduation.

Students of all majors and intended majors are welcome to participate, however preference will be given to those studying in medical, scientific or other fields that relate to human sleep.

Applicants must be residents of the United States.

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Students who have previously applied but have not been awarded as finalists are urged to reapply.

Awards will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the institution of the finalist's enrollment.

The Sleeping Expert Scientific & Medical Scholarship is an annual scholarship.

By submitting your essay, applicants agree to allow their essay to be published on sleepingexpert.org and grant Sleeping Expert full, irrevocable rights to the essay.

Applicants, by submitting an application, are taken to have agreed to the above conditions.

For enquiries or to apply please send an email to scholarship@sleepingexpert.org and best of luck with your application.

Congratulations to our 2016 Finalist!

The team at Sleeping Expert would like to congratulate Corrine Flowers (Marquette University) for winning the 2016 Sleeping Expert Scientific & Medical Scholarship. Thank you to all those who submitted applications it was a very tough decision to pick just one winner.