Mantra College Mental Health Provider Diversity Scholarship


  • Graduate and postdoctoral students of color in the US who are actively pursuing a degree related to mental health (e.g. social work, counseling, psychiatry, occupational therapy) and are currently completing (or will complete) fieldwork/practicum/rotation in a university or college counseling center.
  • Candidates for the scholarship are graduate students from historically marginalized communities (e.g. Black, Hispanic and Latinx, Native American, Asian and Pacific Islander).
  • Graduate programs can be at the Master, Doctoral, or Professional/Medical level.

Application Requirement:

  • Applicants must provide the name of the university counseling center of their current or upcoming placement, the dates of their placement, and the contact information for their supervisor at the university counseling center.

Essay Prompt: What inspired you to pursue a career in mental health care? How will your experiences support you in your work serving students? (500-1000 words).

Application Deadline: June 15th, 2021

Winner Announcement: June 30th, 2021

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