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
- In the form of a first-person essay, answer the question below in no more than 500 words
- Submit an application here
- 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.
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?
The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City residents ages 14-24 with PAID summer employment in July and August for up to six weeks.
Participants are selected by lottery for the program and selected participants are given the opportunity to work in entry-level jobs within the following industries:
- Arts and Recreation
- Educational Services
- Financial Services
- Information Technology
- Marketing/Public Relations
- Real Estate/Property
- New York City Residents
- Ages 14 – 24
- Completed Required Document Checklist
To learn more about this opportunity or to access the application, click HERE.
My (Un)Documented Life is a blog whose mission is to post up-to-date information and resources for undocumented immigrants and to provide a sense of community to their diverse group of readers.
My (Un)Documented Life posts scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented students, ways for navigating the educational systems, information on how to apply for DACA/Advanced Parole, news on DAPA, and much more information.
Opportunities showcased on the blog with upcoming deadlines includes the UCLA Law School Fellows Program, for those who are pursuing top law programs and legal careers, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, for those who will be transferring to 4-year colleges, and the Public Policy and International Affairs Program, for those who are pursuing graduate degrees in public policy and international affairs.
To view other opportunities posted on the My (Un)Documented Life blog click HERE.