July 1st, October 1st Background:
The Quell Bridge-the-Gap Scholarships will provide support to DFT Master’s students in the first 4 terms of the program who have maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout their time in the program. At least half of the scholarships (per term) will be reserved for students enrolled in the Equine Assisted Family Therapy course(s). Successful applicants will demonstrate a strong commitment to a career in the mental health field. Scholarship recipients will become Quell Scholars, and will participate in community events promoting the Quell Foundation’s mission of reducing the stigma of mental illness.
Applicants will submit an essay identifying their current status and progress in the program, along with their professional goals, commitment to mental health as a career field, and plans for their future career path. A current resume should be included along with the essay. Applicants may request letters of support from program faculty. Additional Information:
Please submit nominations to Dr. Shelley Green
and Dr. Martha Marquez
by July 1st for consideration for the Fall scholarship award, and October 1st, for Winter scholarship award.