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American Addiction Center's Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program (ID 2071)


Scholarship Description

Start Date:
1/1/2018
Deadline:
5/31/2018
Website:
http://americanaddictioncenters.org/behavioral-health-academic-scholarship/
Amount:
First Place: $5,000
Second Place: $2,500
Third Place: $2,500
Description:
AAC established these scholarship awards to provide financial assistance to college and graduate students pursuing careers in behavioral health and addiction—related studies. Students eligible for scholarships are those enrolled or will be enrolled in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/ family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues.

In the form of a first-person essay, please answer the following question: (500 words max.)

Essay Question
In your chosen area of Behavioral Science study, what do you see as current challenges for getting individuals into addiction treatment? What are your suggestions for how to fix this problem?


Contact Information

Name/Company:
American Addiction Centers
Title/Attention:
AAC Scholarship Director
Name:
Address:
200 Powell Pl
City:
Brentwood
State:
TN
Zip:
37207

Eligibility

Gender:
NA
Enrollment:
1/2 (6-8 Credits)
Eligibility:
1) High school graduate as of Summer 2016
2) Open to full or part-time undergraduate or college graduate students
3) Must be entering or enrolled in behavioral health, nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/ family therapy, or other program focusing on treating mental health and/or substance abuse issues.