About Our Student Scholarships:
These scholarship awards were established to provide financial assistance to college and graduate students pursuing careers in behavioral health and addiction-related studies. Students eligible for scholarships are those enrolled or will be enrolled in Nursing, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, or other programs focusing on treating mental health and substance abuse issues.
- High School graduate as of Summer 2017
- Open to full or part-time college undergraduate or graduate students
- Enrolled or entering an academic program in nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other curriculum that focuses on treating mental health and substance use disorders.
CURRENT SEMESTER AWARD AMOUNT: $500
Submission Deadline: MAY 31, 2017 – Award Announcement: JUNE 30, 2017
All submissions will be reviewed and winner chosen based on voting process of behavioral health professionals from our staff.
Essay Question – Write a 500 word essay describing the way your major influences the impact of addiction treatment in today’s society. What are the challenges in getting individuals into proper treatment? How do you suggest we can help fix the issue of getting more people into the right treatment programs?
Create a unique, interesting short video (3-5 mins) (youtube url) or an Infographic (.png or .jpg file) – that clearly relates to the topic of addiction, substance abuse, or mental health. (See examples below.)