The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the application period for the 2023 National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP) and NBCC Foundation military and rural scholarships.
Ninety (90) doctoral- and master’s-level counseling fellowships are available for current counseling students.
Fellowship award amounts range from $10,000 to $20,000 and include fellowships in the following categories:
Up to 20 doctoral fellowships for counselor education and supervision students
- Up to 30 master's fellowships for mental health counseling students
- Up to 40 master's fellowships for addiction counseling students
The MFP is made possible by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and is administered by the NBCC Foundation. The MFP for addiction counseling fellowships are administered by the NBCC Foundation in collaboration with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals.
NBCC Foundation Scholarships (military and rural)
Scholarships in the amount of $8,000 each are available for master's-level counseling students currently enrolled in a CACREP-accredited program. Awardees must commit to providing mental health services to either service members and/or veterans or in rural communities (award specific) for a minimum of two years after graduation.
- Military scholarship applicants must be veterans or active-duty U.S. military service members or spouses of a veteran or active-duty U.S. military service member. Veterans must have received an honorable discharge.
- Rural scholarship applicants must reside or attend school in a rural area as defined by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
The application deadline for all awards is Dec. 31, 2022.
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