Helping Those
Who Choose to Help Others

AAC’s Behavioral Health
Academic Scholarship Program

In an effort to help those who are helping others, AAC is excited to offer 3 scholarships for those studying in the fields of behavioral health, counseling, psychology, social work, nursing or related sciences.

With facilities across the United States, AAC provides comprehensive, compassionate rehabilitation services for those suffering from alcohol and drug addiction along with co—occurring mental/behavioral health issues. Our CARF—accredited treatment facilities support individualized treatment plans with research-based therapies and well—appointed amenities.

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.

$10,000 in Scholarships Being Awarded


Submission Guidelines:

Award Amounts First Place: $5,000
Second & Third Place: $2,500
Deadline May 31, 2016
Award Announcement June 30, 2016
Award Date August 26, 2016

Eligibility
High school graduate as of Summer 2016
Open to full or part-time undergraduate or college graduate students
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.

Requirements
Please answer the following essay question: (800 – 1000 words max.)

Within your chosen area of the behavioral sciences, discuss the direction the field is heading in by looking at both encouraging and problematic trends. Discussion should include your suggestions for how to address or stem the problematic trends.


Selection Process
All essays will be reviewed by a committee selected solely by AAC. The review period will begin after the application deadline. Final selections will be made by the AAC Scholarship Committee.

AAC’s Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Will Accept Applications Beginning October 21, 2015

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