Criteria for Chapter Student Scholarship
The Houston Chapter of TAAP will provide several $1,000 Scholarships to Houston area students attending an accredited school and are engaged in studies leading towards being licensed as a Chemical Dependency Counselor in the State of Texas or a current Houston Chapter TAAP member working towards a Masters Degree or a Bachelors Degree in the Behavioral Health field (Counseling, Social Work, Human Service Technology, etc.)
Procedure: Individual portfolios containing supporting documentation and completed nomination forms must be submitted to Scholarship Committee from Jan 1 – May 31 for fall semester and 1 Aug – 31 Oct for spring semester. Please ensure that the following questions/information has been included.
Requirements/Criteria for a scholarship:
Is attending an accredited community college or college/university/approved School of Addiction Education and is in good standing.
LCDC student has taken at least 2 Drug and Alcohol classes, TAAP member has taken at least 2 classes in their current education level.
Has maintained a 3.0 GPA
Documentation needed to be submitted:
1 recommendation letter from an instructor
An essay that includes your educational focus, career goals, student activities, community involvement, and any recognitions that you have received.