January 4, 2023: Deadline Extended For Addiction Counseling Fellowships
The final deadline to apply for the 2023 NBCC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors has been extended to Jan. 31, 2023.
NBCC MFP Addiction Counseling Fellowships
Forty (40) master’s-level counseling fellowships are available for current addiction counseling students.
Each $15,000 fellowship provides a sustainability package that includes access to mentors; professional resources, including attendance at NAADAC’s Annual Conference; and much more.
- Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident status.
- Applicants must not already possess a master’s degree in a behavioral health field.
- Applicants must not receive any other federal program training funds (except for federal loans or work-study programs).
- Applicants must be enrolled and be in good standing in one of the following programs:
- A Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)-accredited master’s-level addictions counseling program or other master’s-level counseling program with a concentration in addictions.
- An addictions program accredited by the National Addictions Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC).
- A regionally accredited master’s-level addictions counseling program or other master’s-level counseling program with a concentration in addictions.
- For a FULL list of eligibility requirements and to submit an application, visit the link below.
The NBCC MFP for addiction counseling fellowships are administered by the NBCC Foundation in collaboration with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals.
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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