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NBCC Foundation Rural Scholarships

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National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
Jul 31, 2022



NBCC Foundation Rural Scholarships are offered to students residing in rural areas who are currently enrolled in a master's level counseling program and are committed to practicing in rural communities after graduation. Applicants must agree to a 2 year service contract.


Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in good standing in a CACREP-accredited master's degree counseling program
  • Reside in a rural area as defined by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • Display a commitment to provide counseling services in a rural area for at least 2 years after graduation
  • Have an anticipated program completion date between September 1, 2023 - December 31, 2025
  • Commit to apply for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential prior to graduation
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Five $8,000 scholarships will be awarded.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application portal are available on bottom of the program website.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Scholarships for health careers

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