Tell us in 200 words or less, “What being a successful massage therapist means to me.” Applications must be received by October 15, 2017. Winners will be notified no later than December 1, 2017. Only US massage schools and enrolled students and recent graduates (graduated within six months of submitting an application) are eligible. This program is only open to those enrolled in ‘human’ massage techniques; animal massage is not included.

A committee of industry representatives will review the submissions and choose eight winning essays. Each winning student will receive a $1,000 cash grant. In addition, their schools will receive a $500 cash grant and a $500 product package.

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Essays longer than 200 words will not be reviewed or considered for a grant.

Rules and Eligibility

Contest runs February 1, 2017 to October 15, 2017. Electronic submissions only. By submitting a story, you grant permission to allow your essay to be shared via social media or other communications. No client names may be mentioned in submissions. Submissions should be free from spelling and grammar errors. Entries are limited to one submission per person.