Mental Health Condition Scholarships

Scholarships open to students who have battled mental health conditions, such as depression, anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Directing Change Program and Student Film Contest – California
Sponsor: Each Mind Matters
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Contest is open to middle school and high school students (grades 7-12) and youth between the ages of 14 and 25 years of age from the state of California. Applicant must create a 60-second film about suicide prevention and mental health.

Mental Health Scholarship
Sponsor: Vantage Point Behavioral Health & Trauma Healing
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited college who are interested in pursing education in the mental health field.

Vantage Point Mental Health Scholarship
Sponsor: Vantage Point
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited college who is studying something related to mental health. Applicant must submit an essay on why they deserve to receive the scholarship.

AAC’s Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Addiction Centers
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2018
Description: Open to full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students who are entering or enrolled in an academic program in nursing, counseling, psychology, social work, marriage/family therapy, or other curriculum that focuses on treating mental health and substance use disorders.

John Lepping Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Lep Foundation for Youth Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who are disabled, including but not limited to physical disabilities (spinal cord injury, loss of limb, birth defects, etc.) and psychological handicaps (autism, post-traumatic stress, etc.). Applicant must reside in New York, New Jersey or Pennsylvania.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Awareness in Veterans Scholarships
Sponsor: DrugRehab.org
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to veterans and family members of a veteran who are undergraduate or graduate students and soon to be enrolled in post-secondary institution students in the U.S. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to substance abuse and mental illness in veterans.

Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship
Sponsor: The Recovery Village
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university and plan to continue enrollment. Applicant must submit an essay on why they are passionate about healthcare, particularly substance use disorder and mental health treatment.

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