Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship (05/31/2017)

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This scholarship is open to students studying behavioral health, counseling, psychology, social work, nursing, and related sciences. The American Additions Centers (AAA) is a resource that help individuals overcome the obstacle of addiction in the hopes of being able to have a healthy long term life. Scholarship awards consist of:

  • 1st place: $5,000
  • 2nd place $2,500
  • 3rd place: $2,500

Requirements:

  • In the form of a first-person essay, answer the question below in no more than 500 words
  • Submit an application here

Eligibility:

  • High School graduates 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.

Essay Question:

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

 

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