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).

Let’s Stress Less
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 30, 2019
Description: America’s youngest generation is significantly more likely than other generations to report their mental health as fair or poor. Share your tip on how to manage stress. DoSomething will crowd source tips from young people across the country to create the largest anti-stress guide. Every text automatically enters you for the scholarship.

Mental Health Scholarship
Sponsor: Vantage Point Behavioral Health & Trauma Healing
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited college who are interested in pursing education in the mental health field.

Seasons in Malibu Scholarship
Sponsor: Seasons in Malibu
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who want to become a mental health professional. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to mental health.

Vantage Point Mental Health Scholarship
Sponsor: Vantage Point
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
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.

Disability Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed at least one semester of classes at an accredited college or university. Applicant must have a disability diagnosis from any person qualified to make a diagnosis.

Incight Scholarship
Sponsor: Incight
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school students and current college students who will be enrolled during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must be a resident of Washington, Oregon, or California and have any documented disability as defined by the ADA, DSM-V, IDEA, or other governing body.

Dollars 4 Tic Scholars College Scholarship
Sponsor: Kelsey B. Diamantis TS Scholarship Family Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate students who have Chronic Tic Disorder or Tourette’s Syndrome.

Susanna DeLaurentis Memorial Scholarships
Sponsor: The Susanna DeLaurentis Charitable Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 19, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who have high academic achievement and extracurricular and community involvement through persistence, courage, and determination while coping with a life-threatening or chronic physical or mental condition.

AAC’s Behavioral Health Academic Scholarship Program
Sponsor: American Addiction Centers
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
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.

Lillian Cooper Droke Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Mental Health America | Thomas M. Droke
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
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: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursing a career in mental health.

Patricia Pownder Connolly Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Mental Health America | Rupert and Elizabeth Pownder
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students pursuing a degree in the mental health fields, such as psychiatry, psychology, sociology, social work, counseling, psychiatric nursing, and rehabilitation counseling.

John Lepping Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Lep Foundation for Youth Education
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2019
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.

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