The Fitness Insider Scholarship


The Fitness Insider is dedicated to helping people improve their health, exercise better, and live a more fit life. 

We strongly believe in the power of education and in giving back to the community. Only though continued research can we better understand the human body, the importance of health and physical and mental wellness, and the vital role fitness and exercise play in wellbeing.  

We are proud to offer The Fitness Insider Scholarship​, an annual scholarship that is awarded to one student based on merit. 

The application process and eligibility requirements are provided in detail below. Please include the following information:

  • Name and surname
  • Name of college, university or graduate school
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Mailing address

2017 Eligibility Requirements

Scholarship Award: $800

Application Deadlines: ​All materials must be received by September 30, 2017

All college or graduate school students who are currently admitted to and attending an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited American university, college or graduate school may apply for The Fitness Insider Scholarship. Past winners may not apply. 

The winner will be chosen on ​October 31, 2017.

How to Apply​

Please write 2,000 to 3,000 words on the essay question below. You must also include the following information:

- Your name, email, mailing address and telephone number

- Proof of your current academic status​ as a student of college or graduate school (e.g. school transcripts). We reserve the right to confirm your attendance by contacting your school.

- A brief, 300-word explanation about why this topic is important to you. ​

- ​Your written submission in PDF format. No other format will be accepted. 

2017 Essay Question​

What of you believe is the greatest challenge facing the health or fitness industries in the future? Please provide a detailed analysis as well as your proposals for combating or resolving those problems.   

Please send submissions by email to the following address:​

General Terms of Participation​

​Privacy Policy: By submitting an application, you grant The Fitness Insider permission to publish your name; school, university or graduate school; and essay on

Communications: When you send an email to The Fitness Insider, we reserve the right to retain any communications with a view to responding to your queries in connection with the scholarship. We will not knowingly sell, share or otherwise transfer your information other than in accordance with the terms set forth in these General Terms.