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NAAFA to Award 2011 Health At Every Size (HAES) Scholarship

NAAFA is once again offering its HAES Scholarship to encourage further study across disciplines that incorporate Health At Every Size (HAES) tenets and principles and to support civil right efforts to end size discrimination and bias.

 
PRLog - Apr. 20, 2011 - FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- Foster City, CA – In the hopes of encouraging further study across a variety of disciplines that incorporate Health At Every Size (HAES) tenets and principles and to support the civil right efforts to end size discrimination and bias, NAAFA is once again offering its HAES Scholarship to be awarded at their 2011 Convention being held at the Westin Washington Dulles Airport Hotel August 4-8, 2011.

NAAFA’s first HAES Scholar Jenny Copeland, utilized the scholarship to present her research at the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. ‘This is exactly how we envisioned the purpose of the scholarship; allowing bright minds to further pursue their research and opportunities to highlight their work. We are so proud of our NAAFA’s first HAES Scholar Jenny and NAAFA is committed to offering another scholarship in 2011”, states Lisa Tealer, Board Member and Director of Programs.

Undergraduate and graduate students from accredited academic institutions, which utilize Health at Every Size tenets in their studies and research are eligible to apply for the NAAFA HAES Scholarship. Students interested in being considered for this scholarship can find complete details and an application at:

http://www.naafaonline.com/convention2011//schedule/HAESs...

The application deadline is June 1st, 2011
 
On the web:  http://www.naafa.org
           
For more information contact:
Peggy Howell, Public Relations Director
National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA)
e-mail:  pr@naafaonline.com

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Founded in 1969, NAAFA is a non-profit civil rights organization dedicated to ending size discrimination. Our goal is for people of size to be accepted with dignity and equality and will pursue this goal through advocacy, public education, and support.

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