NBCC Foundation Rural Scholarship

$8,000

July 31, 2021

Awards Available: 5

  • Scholarship Description
  • The NBCC Foundation is pleased to offer rural scholarships for students pursuing a career in professional counseling. The rural scholarships were created to increase the number of counselors available to serve people in rural areas. These scholarships provide financial support to students who are currently enrolled in a Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)-accredited counseling master’s program, live in a rural area, and commit to serve rural populations within one year of graduation for the duration of a minimum of at least two years post-graduation. Applicants must commit to becoming board certified by applying for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) certification prior to graduation and to completing the application process, commit to providing mental health services in a rural area within one year of graduation and for the duration of a minimum of at least two years post-graduation. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 3 Terrace Way
  • Greensboro, NC 27403
  • foundation@nbcc.org
  • tel: 336-232-0376
  • fax: 336-232-0010
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Sharon G  on 10/14/2020 8:15:23 AM

There is an overwhelming need for CACREP counselors with the mental health crisis in the United States. The rural community that I live in is faced with so many co existing diagnosises of substance abuse and mental health issues.

Anne M  on 7/22/2019 2:21:58 PM

I did apply for this scholarship. I feel there is a huge need for mental health services for people living in rural areas. There are huge differences and many special circumstances in rural areas that have their own set of challenges.

ALLY W  on 9/29/2016 4:03:22 AM

hello am ALLY from Africa but I always say education in AFRICA Needs empowerment so as avoid social problems such as civil wars which going on in some Africa countries

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