NBCC Minority Fellowship Program for Mental Health Counselors (Doctoral)

Amount: $20,000. About: The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation’s Minority Fellowship Program for Mental Health Counselors is open to students enrolled in doctoral-level counseling programs who are dedicated to helping those in underserved communities. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, not work for a federal agency or receive any other federal funds (except for federal loans or work-study), not already possess a doctoral degree in a behavioral health field, be board certified by holding the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential (or equivalent), be currently enrolled full-time and be in good standing in an accredited doctoral-level counseling program, demonstrate knowledge of and experience with underserved minority communities, and commit to teach, administer services, conduct research, and/or provide direct mental health counseling to those from underserved communities within one year after graduating and for at least two years after graduation.
Eligible Grade Levels: Doctoral Student
Eligible Majors: CACREP-accredited Counseling (Ph.D.)
Residency Requirement: No residency requirement
Minimum GPA: No GPA requirement
Deadline: Applications open in October 2024. Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.