Grossmont Healthcare District will consider five student scholarships for behavioral health professionals in the amount of $10,000 each as described below.


  1. Must be a current resident or currently employed within the Grossmont Healthcare District for a minimum of one year (please include a copy of a recent bill or driver’s license for proof of address), or you must have graduated from a high school within the Grossmont Healthcare District.
  2. Must provide evidence of acceptance or registration in a post-baccalaureate program (eligible degrees listed below).
  3. No more than two letters of recommendation from academic or professional references in healthcare settings.
  4. A completed cover page must accompany submission if application is not submitted online (see PDFs linked below in “Application Forms”).

Note: This award is for individuals who are advancing their career in behavioral health by pursuing a graduate degree, as follows:

Eligible Degrees

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW)
  • Master’s Degree (M.S. or M.A.) in a behavioral health-related field (psychology, counseling psychology, marriage or family therapy, etc).
  • Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in a field of psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in nursing with specialized focus on psychiatry

*Please contact us if your degree or field is not listed above.

Submission Deadline

The 2020-2021 application period closed on February 12. Check back later this year for information on next year’s application cycle to apply online.