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Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program


Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 3

We established our Behavioral Health scholarship awards to provide financial assistance that to would enable undergraduate and graduate students to pursue careers in the areas of behavioral health and addiction-related studies.

Eligible Programs:

A) Social Work
B) Psychology
C) Nursing
D) Counseling
E) Marriage and Family Therapy
F) Substance abuse or mental health training programs

Scholarship Eligibility Enrollment in academic program in nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other curriculum focusing on treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. GPA 3.2 or above College Freshman as of Fall Semester 2019 Open to full or part-time college undergraduate or graduate students

Entry Requirements In the form of a first-person essay, answer the following question: (500 words max.)

Essay Question In your chosen area of Behavioral Science studies, what do you see as current challenges for getting individuals into addiction treatment? What are your suggestions for how to fix this problem?

Selection Process Essay submissions will be reviewed by a committee of behavioral health professionals selected by AAC. The review period will begin after the submission deadline of April 30, 2019. Scholarship recipients will be chosen by the selection committee.


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Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program
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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,000
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$1,000 De Novo Scholarship - $1,000
To be eligible for the De Novo Scholarship: A) You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. B) You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
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$1,000 Ascend Scholarship - $1,000
To be Eligible for the Ascend Scholarship: 1. You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. 2. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico....
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