Academic scholarships are awarded annually to a limited number of IMHCA members. In 2018, two $1000 academic scholarships were awarded to a graduate student member. For 2019, the number and amount of academic scholarships has not been determined. However, students can apply for the 2019 scholarship(s) at any time.

Requirements for the Academic Scholarship:

  • Must be a current member of IMHCA.
  • Complete application by the appropriate date (April 23, 2018).
  • Provide one letter of recommendation from a graduate level professor within your academic program.
  • Include a letter of interest (written by the student) including a description of future career goals and what you feel that you will gain from being a part of a professional organization, particularly the Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association. Please also include activities or accomplishments in the mental health field.

To apply, fill out the form below and attach a letter of interest and a letter of recommendation, or download the word document at the bottom of this page and mail it to the address listed on the application document.

Scholarship Application