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NBCC Foundation Rural Scholarships

Sponsor
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation
Deadlines
Dec 31, 2022
Contact

336.232.0376
foundation@nbcc.org

Purpose

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.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled, full time in a CACREP-accredited counseling master's program
  • Reside in a rural area as defined by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • Be currently enrolled full time for the fall 2022 semester and be in good standing in a CACREP-accredited counseling master's-level program
  • Graduate by December 31, 2026 (within three years of the date of the scholarship funding)
  • Not have an anticipated program completion date before December 31, 2023
  • Commit to becoming board certified by applying for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) certification prior to graduation and to completing the application process
  • Commit to providing mental health services in a rural area within one year of graduation and for the duration of a minimum of at least two years post-graduation
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Three $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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