Niche College Scholarship

NBCC Foundation Rural Scholarship

December 31, 2024
Awards Available: 5

Scholarship Description

The NBCC Foundation is excited to announce the availability of rural scholarships for students pursuing a career in professional counseling. These scholarships aim to increase the number of counselors serving people in rural areas. The program provides financial support to students currently enrolled in a Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)-accredited counseling master’s program.

Scholarship Details

  • Five scholarships available, each valued at $8,000
  • For students in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s program
  • Recipients commit to serve in rural areas for at least two years post-graduation

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time enrollment in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s program
  • Residency in a rural area as defined by HRSA
  • Good standing in the program with coursework commenced

Application Process

  1. Complete the application form with required documentation and commitment statement
  2. Verify full-time enrollment status for the upcoming semester

This scholarship opportunity not only provides financial support but also encourages and supports students who are committed to making a positive impact on rural communities through their counseling expertise. For further details and application instructions, visit the official NBCC Foundation website or contact them directly for any inquiries. Scholarship Search