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. This scholarship is awarded to service members,their spouses, and veterans who are pursuing a counseling education and who commit to serving fellow military personnel upon graduation.
Eligibility Requirements for Military Scholarship Applicants:
- Enrollment in good standing in a CACREP-accredited masters degree counseling program. Must have completed at least 18 credit hours prior to application and carry at least six (6) credit hours during the current semester.
- Prior or current active duty U. S. military service or the spouse of a service member. Veterans must have served in the military within the past five years and have received an honorable discharge.
- Commitment to provide counseling services to service members and/or veterans for at least two years after graduation.
- Commitment to apply for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential prior to graduation.
To check the CACREP status of a program, search the CACREP website here.
The next application period will open in August.
For questions, please call 336-232-0376 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.