HRSA Behavioral Health Scholar Application Opens!

NCSU Graduation Ceremonies 2010. Photo by Becky Kirkland.  NCSU Graduation Ceremonies 2010. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Become a HRSA Behavioral Health Scholar!

To access the application, please use the link provided. After following the link, use your NC State Unity ID and password.

Behavior Health Scholars must be Year Two or Advanced Standing MSW students with sincere commitment to serving those ages 16 – 25 that are either diagnosed with or at risk of being diagnosed with behavioral health problem. Those selected for this opportunity must be able to adjust their schedules for additional commitments outside of classroom and field placement. This could include evenings and weekends. A sample of training received by current scholars include: Integrated Health, Treating Traumatized Child, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, LCSW Exam prep and more!

If selected:

– You will receive an academic year of intensive clinical field placement in a behavioral health setting working with 16 – 25 year old clients.

– You will participate in clinical training and activities to enhance learning.

– You will receive training related to the LCSW exam.

– You will receive a $10,000 – stipend as part of your financial aid packet that you do not have to repay.

The application deadline is Thursday, March 26th, 2015.

Interviews will be held in March and April with preference given to those willing to work in rural areas of with clients in high poverty/low service areas.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Jodi Hall at

This project is supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Health Resources and and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under grant number HRSA 14 – 077 Behavioral Workforce Development.

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