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:

• Up to five scholarships are available, each valued at $8,000. • The scholarship is open to students enrolled full time in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s program. • Recipients commit to serving rural populations within one year of graduation for a minimum of two years post-graduation.

Eligibility Criteria:

• Applicants must be enrolled full time in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s program. • Reside in a rural area defined by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). • Currently enrolled full time for the upcoming spring semester. • In good standing in a CACREP-accredited counseling master’s-level program. • Have taken courses during the current fall semester, with no pending, deferred, or other future start date for coursework.

Application Process:

• Applicants need to complete the application form, providing necessary documentation and details. • Clearly express commitment to serving rural populations post-graduation. • Ensure full-time enrollment for the spring semester.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline will be specified by the NBCC Foundation, and interested students should adhere to this deadline.

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