Finding the Right Counseling Scholarship
Facing the cost of higher education can be as intimidating as staring up at Everest. Getting a degree can feel financially out of reach, but it doesn’t have to be. Funding may seem impossible, but there are avenues out there for you to grab. Consider this list of counseling scholarships carefully before thinking you must drown in debt to attain a degree
Scholarships are awarded due to a host of factors. From academics to athletic accomplishments, ethnicity to parental connections, there are some for everyone.
Argosy University Scholarships: If you are looking for a range of scholarships, you've found them. Alumni returning for degrees along with those who have held leadership positions or participated in community service will find themselves among the list of folks qualified to apply.
Amridge University Scholarships: Another list of scholarships is at your fingertips through Amridge who offer plenty of scholarships, especially to freshman and undergraduates. Home schooled students and those connects with a Church of Christ college, university, or academy
Biola University Scholarships: Graduate students at Biola University can find church matching scholarships that can be renewed yearly up to $500.
Liberty University Scholarships: Virginia residents may qualify for a range of scholarships, from pageant winners to veterans. Merit scholarships reward those with exceptional academic achievement with tuition, room, and board for all four years. Scholarships for online programs are also available.
Dr. C. Rockne Copple Graduate Studies Student Endowed Scholarship:Montana State University in Billings offers $1,000 to a candidate who meets qualifications such as a minumum 3.25 GPA, a certain number of credits, and letters of reference. This scholarship is only for those pursuing a Master's in Counseling.
Jerry Voorhis Memorial Scholarship:California State Polytechnic University-Pomona seeks to lower education costs for students ranging from the sophomore level up to graduate level. Students must be full-time with a minimum of 3.0 GPA on the counseling track.
State University of New York at Oswego Scholarships: The Donald Snygg Graduate Scholarship, the Lucy Wing Memorial Fund, and the Thomas H. Chapman Memorial Award were founded in order to presents students exemplifying academic excellence and professional promise with financial assistance.
Lullelia W. Harrison Scholarship: The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority National Education Foundation grant scholarships to university students across the nation. Full-time undergraduate and graduate level students are awarded between $500-$1,000 towards their full academic year.
Marvin Motz Scholarship: Adams State College offers this scholarship to applicants accepted to the Master's of Arts in Counseling program, demonstrating a commitment to academics and the counseling field.
Michael Brady Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship is offered through Montana State University-Northern to those pursuing a Master's in Counseling.
Wheaton College Scholarships: Starting at the undergraduate level, students working their way up to a Master of Arts in Counseling Ministries can find a range of scholarships fitting their need and merits.
Fuller Theological Seminary Scholarships: Fuller Theological Seminary strives to support its students financially through a host of scholarships, many within the School of Psychology. Women, minorities, and those students of every level committed to a ministry in counseling can find the right scholarship for them.
Bethel University Scholarships: Incoming and returning students alike will find these scholarships right for them if having met credit and GPA requirements. Scholarships for those with Indian ancestry, who work for or are members of a partner church, or whose church will match funding are also on the list.
Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society: Adult undergraduates attending Colorado Christian University are awarded for their leadership and academic accomplishments through Alpha Sigma Lambda, a most historic honor society.
National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation: Committed to quality counseling and mental health services, the NBCC Foundation provides scholarships to those pursuing counseling careers in either rural or military communities for two years after graduation.
Denver Seminary Scholarships: Scholarships abound at Denver Seminary for students working their way to a degree in ministry such as counseling.
Ross Trust Graduate Student Scholarship Competition: Sponsored by the American Counseling Association, ten master's level students and five doctoral lever students are awarded scholarships each year through the Ross Trust. Those excelling in academics, involved in the community, and particular scholarly achievements can be nominated.
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy: The AAMFT strives to support ethnics minorities within the mental health field, particularly graduate students pursuing a doctora in Marriage and Family therapy. They can receive a stipend to assist in MFT training as they strive to aid minority populations. Further resources are provided to cultivate leadership and professional skills within the MFP community.