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  • Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program

    From American Addiction Centers (AAC)

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    In 2015, acknowledging the growing need for qualified addiction and mental health professionals to help those struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders, AAC decided to launch an educational scholarship program to assist students who were enrolled in college programs in the area of Behavioral Health.

    Eligible Programs

    • Social Work
    • Psychology
    • Nursing
    • Counseling
    • Marriage and Family Therapy
    • Substance abuse
    • Mental health training programs

    Award Amounts

    • First Place: $5,000
    • Second Place: $2,500
    • Third Place: $2,500

    Requirements/Eligibility (not all-inclusive)

    • 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 questions: "Describe what drew you to want to pursue a career in behavioral health care. What is one milestone you hope to achieve in this field?"


    The Scholarships will not be offered in 2021, please check back in 2022.

    • State Nationwide
    • Deadline 04/30/2018
    • Amount $5,000
    • Requirements 3.20
      Undergraduate, Graduate, Essay, Transcript
    • Contact American Addiction Centers (AAC)
      200 Powell Pl
      Brentwood, TN 37027
    • Scholarship Application

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