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).

Jill Cohen Brighter Tomorrow Scholarship
Sponsor: Cohen & Cohen, P.C.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current students at an accredited undergraduate college or university with at least a 2.8 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to mental illness.

Business Plan Scholarship for Students With Disabilities
Sponsor: Fit Small Business
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited American College, University or Trade School with a documented disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental and psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavior conditions, and all other disabling conditions.

National Scholarship Competition for College Students with Disabilities
Sponsor: DisABLEDperson, Inc.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: November 12, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students with a disability who are enrolled full-time in a two or four-year accredited college or university in the United States and who are U.S. citizens. Applicant must submit an essay on the following prompt, “If you can go back in time to the beginning of your senior year of high school what advice would you give yourself?”

Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability
Sponsor: American Association on Health and Disability
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are enrolled full-time and have a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health.

Medical School Scholarship
Sponsor: ACLS Certification Institute
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled or accepted to medical school, dental school, or nursing school who are legal residents of and currently living in the Untied States. Applicant must submit an essay on how they would improve student wellness.

Depression Treatment Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Paradigm Malibu
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students. Applicant must submit an essay about their education goals, plans after graduation, and why they deserve the scholarship.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students working towards a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visual differences.

Promises Treatment Centers Scholarship
Sponsor: Promises Treatment Centers
Amount: Up to $6,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled or accepted undergraduate students in the U.S. Applicant must submit an essay on how addiction or mental illness has affected them or someone they love.

Baer Reintegration Scholarship
Sponsor: The Center for Reintegration
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 12, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who will be attending during the 2018-2019 academic year and have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.

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.

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