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Clark Family Mental Health and Disability Scholarship

Rochester Area Community Foundation

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Scholarship Overview

This scholarship is for nonprofit professionals working in the mental health or developmental disabilities field within the eight-county area surrounding Rochester (Monroe, Livingston, Wayne, Ontario, Orleans, Genesee, Seneca, and Yates Counties) who wish to pursue advanced degrees (master’s or doctorate) in their field. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must be matriculated in an accredited school by the beginning of the first semester of the award period, and plan to attend either full- or part-time. Applicants must be working toward an advanced degree (clinical or administrative) in the mental health or developmental disabilities field and be committed to working in that field in the greater Rochester area for at least two years after degree attainment. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Relatively little!

This scholarship has a relatively low number of applicants.

Contact Information



Deadline: Apr 12
Average Award: $5,000


Financial Need: Is this you?
    Financial need will be considered.
Class Year: Is this you?
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
Home State: Is this you?
  • New York
Location: Is this you?
  • Monroe, Livingston, Wayne, Ontario, Orleans, Genesee, Seneca, or Yates County
College Major: Is this you?
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Psychiatry Residency Program
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Psychiatry Residency Program
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
  • Psychiatry Residency Program
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Program
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other
  • Administration of Special Education
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
  • Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impairments
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs
  • Audiology/Audiologist
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
  • Addiction Psychiatry Residency Program
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
  • Forensic Psychiatry Residency Program
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Residency Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Residency Program
  • Movement Therapy and Movement Education
  • Assistive/Augmentative Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering
  • Rehabilitation Aide
  • Movement and Mind-Body Therapies and Education, Other
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Residency Program
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Residency Program
  • Somatic Bodywork and Related Therapeutic Services, Other

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