Donald Mattson Award / Scholarship
Each year, one outstanding graduate student in clinical mental health counseling receives the Donald Mattson Award/Scholarship. With this award, AMHCA recognizes a student member who exemplifies the ideal clinical mental health counseling student through outstanding scholastic and academic performance, outstanding counseling practice, or outstanding writing contributions to the field of clinical mental health counseling. This important recognition is accompanied with a scholarship to benefit this student for their service to the field.
The 2013 deadline was May 17, 2013. Many thanks to all who applied.
The honoree must meet the following criteria:
Enrolled in a program studying Counseling
Holds minimum of 3.0 GPA in her/his graduate program
Demonstrates dedication to mental health issues in the community and the field of clinical mental health counseling
Exhibits leadership in the community, a graduate program, or related organization.
To apply for this award:
Obtain a nomination from a faculty advisor.
Obtain a letter of endorsement from a leader of your AMHCA state chapter.
Provide a biographical statement or resume.
Mail all materials in one package to:
Donald Mattson Award/Scholarship
American Mental Health Counselors Association
801 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 304
Alexandria, VA 22314
If you have any questions about AMHCA membership, please e-mail Linda Morano
or call 800-326-2642 x103.