Scholarships open to students who have battled mental health conditions, such as depression, anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Beat the Odds Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Stand For Children | Oregon
Closing Date: September 12, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors enrolled in an Oregon public high school who will graduate in Summer 2018. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have succeeded in spite of hardships such poverty, disability, homeless, or personal tragedy.
Jill Cohen Brighter Tomorrow Scholarship
Sponsor: Cohen & Cohen, P.C.
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
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.
Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability
Sponsor: American Association on Health and Disability
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
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
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.
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.
Mental Health Scholarship
Sponsor: Vantage Point Behavioral Health & Trauma Healing
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.
Elmer Ediger Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Mennonite Health Services Alliance
Closing Date: April 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students who have a vocational interest in the area of mental health, developmental disabilities or related fields. Applicant must have membership/active participation in a Mennonite, Brethren in Christ or Mennonite Brethren congregation.