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, 2021
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.

Student Voice of Mental Health Award
Sponsor: JED Foundation
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate college students who are raising awareness about mental health issues on campus, reducing prejudice around mental illness, and encouraging help-seeking among their peers.

JC Runyon Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: JC Runyon Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 5, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate students who have completed at least one inpatient stay in an accredited psychiatric facility, substance abuse center, or similar behavioral health treatment center. In addition to the nationwide scholarship, there is a scholarship open to females who are Tennessee or Midsouth (North Mississippi, East Arkansas) residents who have been treated for suicidal ideation/attempt.

Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Social Workers Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,500
Closing Date: March 11, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to master’s degree candidates in social work who demonstrates an interest in or has experience with health/mental health practice and has a commitment to working in African-American communities.

Lillian Cooper Droke Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Mental Health America | Thomas M. Droke
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in college or technical training who have been diagnosed with a mental illness. Other students pursing a career in the mental health field may also be considered if no eligible mental health consumer applies.

Linda Lyons Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Mental Health America
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursing a career in mental health.

 

 

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