The military scholarship was created to increase the number of counselors available to serve military personnel and families suffering from a shortage of available mental health professionals. The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the military scholarships for service members, veterans and their spouses pursuing a career in professional counseling. These scholarships provide financial support to students who are currently enrolled in a CACREP-accredited, master’s-level counseling program; are active duty, have served in the military within the past five years or are a military spouse; and who commit to serving military personnel for a minimum of two years upon graduation. Five scholarships in the amount of $5,000 are available.
Eligibility Requirements for Minority Fellowship Applicants:
Applicants must be enrolled in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s program.
Applicants must carry at least six (6) credit hours during the current semester.
Applicants must be prior or current active duty U. S. military service members; Veterans must have served in the military within the past five years and have received an honorable discharge; and military spouses.
Applicants must commit to applying for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential prior to graduation.
Applicants must commit to providing mental health services to service members and/or veterans for at least two years after graduation.
Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,
Num Awards: 5
Min Award: Varies
Max Award: 5,000
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