Start PHS in Your School

Evidence is mounting that kids who eat well and are active do better in school. Would you like to create an environment at your school that supports and encourages healthy eating and physical activity? Could your students benefit from learning how to make healthy choices?

Building Healthier Communities LogoA partnership between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the University of Michigan called Building Healthy Communities: Engaging Middle Schools through Project Healthy Schools provides an opportunity for middle schools to participate in the program while building an environment for long-term sustainability. We are no longer accepting applications for fall 2020, however, you may still apply. Should additional funding become available, we will contact you.

Find out more

Request for Application Informational Webinar

For more information, watch this webinar recording

How to Apply

The application may be hand-written or completed electronically. Submit the application either by:

Apply Now Button

For questions, please email ProjectHealthySchools@umich.edu or call 734-764-0246.

* When you click the green "Apply Now" button, make sure to save the PDF file to your computer first. Then navigate to the file on your computer and open it using Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader. (We don't recommend filling out the file on your web browser.) When finished, save the file before exiting. When you attach the file to your email to send it to projecthealthyschools@umich.edu, make sure to attach the same file that you saved on your computer. Watch this video for further instruction.

Start PHS in your school!