School, Family and Mental Health Professions
Dean's Graduate Merit Research Awards
This merit-based scholarship is available to incoming and continuing students in the Department of School, Family and Mental Health Professions only. Students awarded this scholarship are invited and expected to collaborate with faculty on faculty research projects. Students are selected based on the strength of their applications for admission; no separate application is necessary.
McArdle Clause Scholarship Program
This scholarship is available to incoming and continuing students in the School Counseling program only. The application deadline is October 11, 2013. Apply Online
San Diego MFT R/I Program
The County of San Diego Mental Health Services has allocated funds from the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Workforce Education and Training (WET) to award MFT Residency/Internship (MFT R/I) Stipends to MFT students in San Diego County who will complete their degree between January 1st and December 31, 2014. The application deadline is October 15, 2013. Apply Online
American School Counselor Association Foundation (ASCA) Scholarship
The $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to up to 10 students each year who are currently enrolled in a master's level school counseling program. One of the goals of the scholarship program is to encourage minority students and males to enter the school counseling profession. Download application
Mental Health Loan Assumption Program (MHLAP)
Applicants may apply for up to $10,000 in exchange for a 12-month service obligation, working or volunteering in a position within the public mental health system. For more information on this program, please visit the MHLAP website.
The National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) Foundation Scholarship
Five military and five rural scholarships are available in the amount of $5,000 each. The military scholarship requires recent military experience, and residence in a rural area is required for the rural scholarship. The deadline for applications is November 1, 2012. NBCCF will award the scholarships in February 2013. Apply Online
National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment program
The NHSC LRP will provide funds to participants to repay their outstanding qualifying educational loans. Participants are eligible post-degree completion and will work at an NHSC-approved site providing primary health care services to communities in need. For more information on this program, please visit the NHSC website.