The military scholarship was created to increase the number of counselors available to serve military personnel and families suffering from a shortage of available mental health professionals. The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the military scholarships for service members, veterans and their spouses pursuing a career in professional counseling. These scholarships provide financial support to students who are currently enrolled in a CACREP-accredited, masters level counseling program; are active duty, have served in the military within the past five years or are a military spouse; and who commit to serving military personnel for a minimum of two years.
Five scholarships in the amount of $8,000 are available.
-Must be enrolled in a CACREP-accredited counseling master's program
-Must be former or current active-duty U.S. military service members or spouses of a military service member whose service was within the past five years. Veterans must have served in the military within the past five years and have received an honorable discharge
-Must commit to applying for the National Certified Counselor (NCC) certification prior to graduation and to completing the application process
-Must commit to providing mental health services to service members and/or veterans
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.