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DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION SCHOLARSHIP AND INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Scholarships and Internships for Tomorrow’s Behavioral Health Providers

The Mental Health Association of Rhode Island (MHARI) aims to increase the availability of mental health providers from diverse backgrounds in Rhode Island. The purpose of this program is to award scholarships and internships to Rhode Island College graduate students in the School of Social Work and Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. Supporting today’s students will diversify tomorrow’s mental health professionals, thus increasing access to treatment and services for under-represented groups.

 

Scholarships

Each year, one social work graduate student and one mental health counseling graduate student will be selected for a $10,000 scholarship for tuition at Rhode Island College. To learn more and apply, CLICK HERE.

 

Internships

Each year, one social work graduate student and one mental health counseling graduate student will be selected for a $7,500 internship stipend. To learn more and apply, CLICK HERE.

 

For more information, contact: laurie.pisciotta@mhari.org