Scholarships & Grants

Empowering Young People and Communities to Make a Positive Difference

Herren Project is pleased to be able to offer college scholarships and school grants to students and high schools nationwide. Individuals and communities that apply should be sharing the message of substance use prevention and wellness as well as committed to making a difference.

Herren ProjectStudent Scholarship

Student Scholarships

Herren Project awards two $1,000 college scholarships to high school seniors each year. This leadership scholarship will be awarded to individuals showing exemplary passion and commitment in preventing the misuse of substances, spreading the message of wellness and/or empowering their peers to take steps towards happier, healthier lives.

Applications open February 1st, 2022.

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Herren Project Clubs Grant

Herren Project Clubs Grant

Herren Project Clubs create a peer network in schools to empower youth to make healthy choices. They encourage overall wellness, development of coping skills, and leadership in schools and communities. Club grants of $250 will be awarded to 10 schools to help cover running a Herren Project Club. The funds can be used for t-shirts, hosting an event, supplies, or anything that will help your club run more effectively.

Applications open October 1st, 2021.

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Herren Project Spirit of Purple Award

Spirit of Purple Award

The Annual Spirit of Purple Award is given to one high school senior that has been a “game changer” in their school or local community! Herren Project Club school advisors, coaches, teachers and principals can nominate someone who they believe has been a role model for their peers, made healthy choices and has incorporated the Herren Project “BE YOU” message in their daily lives! The winner will receive a $500 scholarship.

Applications open February 1st, 2022.

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Herren Project After Prom and Graduation Grant

After-Prom & Graduation Grant

Herren Project is proud to support schools and communities grants for safe, substance-free events to celebrate prom and graduation. These high school grants range from $500-$2,000. They help cover costs of after-prom and after-graduation parties that encourage healthy choices and inspire substance-free fun.

Temporarily closed.

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The First Day Film Grants

The First Day Film Grants

Through the generosity of private family foundations and corporate sponsorships, Herren Project will periodically offer grants to schools and communities for The First Day film and its supporting materials.

Grant cycle opens August 16th, 2021.

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Herren Project Clubs
Encourage students in your community to make healthy choices and be true to themselves. This school based prevention and wellness program helps empower students to live substance-free lives in a save peer-to-peer environment.

Herren Project Wellness Week with Herren

Wellness Week with Herren
WWWH is a nationwide prevention initiative and wellness movement to prevent the misuse of substances, empower those affected by the disease of addiction and encourage overall wellbeing.

Herren Project Student Resources

Student Resources
Get the answers you need. Herren Project has compiled a list of trusted resources related to substance use, mental health and wellness. Our licensed clinicians are also available to answer your questions.