|Title:||2018 NBCCF Rural Scholarship|
|Application Deadline:||October 31, 2017|
The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 rural scholarships for students pursuing a career in professional counseling. These scholarships provide financial support to students who are currently enrolled in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s program, live in a rural area and commit to serving rural areas for a minimum of two years.
Five scholarships in the amount of $8,000 are available.
- Applicants must be enrolled in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s program.
- Applicants must reside in a rural area as defined by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
- Applicants must commit to applying for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) certification prior to graduation and to completing the application process.
- Applicants must commit to providing mental health services in a rural area for at least two years.
To check the CACREP status of a program, search the CACREP website. Applicants may determine if they live in a qualifying area by checking the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) website.
Updated eligibility requirements will be available no later than October 5, 2018.