The NBCC Foundation’s 2020 application period is currently open for the NBCC Foundation Scholarship Program and Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) awards. Over 30 awards are available for counseling students and counseling professionals seeking additional credentials and continuing education opportunities.
This year’s application cycle introduces the new Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider (BC-TMH) training award. The BC-TMH award increases the reach and professional development of counselors in the rapidly growing telemental health landscape. For the 2020 application period for CCE awards, priority consideration will be given to applicants who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in ways such as financial strain, unemployment, or underemployment.
The NBCC Foundation scholarship program awards consist of the following:
Five master’s-level scholarships for counseling students with military experience or spouses of a veteran or active-duty U.S. military service member
Five master’s-level scholarships for counseling students from rural areas
One doctoral-level scholarship for a counseling student with research focused on testing and/or assessment that strengthens the profession of counseling
The Center for Credentialing & Education awards consist of the following:
Four scholarships for international students holding or currently pursuing the Global Career Development Facilitator credential
Four scholarships for domestic students currently pursuing the Global Career Development Facilitator credential
Three awards to assist professionals with obtaining the Board Certified Coach (BCC) credential
Six awards to assist professionals with obtaining the CCE Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) credential
Ten awards to assist professionals with obtaining the Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider credential