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For Academic Year 2020-2021
Each academic year, this grant will support a limited number of financial awards to undergraduate and certificate-seeking students committed to working with substance use/dependency and/or high-risk youth in rural and medically underserved Colorado communities. The full grant award is for four years in the amount of $1.13 million with $283,200 awarded for each academic year.
MSU Denver is excited to expand its workforce development efforts in the field of Behavioral Health through this interdepartmental collaborative.
Financial support up to $3,000 is available to each recipient;
Funds may be dispersed over 12 months for full-time students and over 24 months for part-time students;
Awards will be granted to selected applicants, based on the quality of the application submitted. Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis.
Students or individuals who meet requirements from A and B are eligible to apply for the HRSA BHWET Paraprofessional Funding Program for the 2020-2021 academic year:
A. Current MSU Denver undergraduate or community members/non-degree students who are seeking a certificate (Certificate Course Requirements) in:
B. AND you must meet one of the following requirements:
The academic plans, course and certificate requirements for both certificate options are administered by the Department of Human Services and Counseling. If you have any questions related to the certificates, courses, program, or completion requirements, please contact the Annie Butler, in the Department of Human Services and Counseling at 303-615-0243, or visit their website.
If a student is selected and chooses to accept the HRSA Paraprofessional Funding, they must:
To apply, complete the HRSA Funding application packet and submit it following the instructions below.
Only TYPED and completed application packets will be accepted. Application packets must include the following:
Please ensure to complete ALL components of the application packet and submit all materials together, to Guadalupe “Lupe” Vargas, HRSA Grant Coordinator, using one of the methods below:
Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a first come, first serve basis, throughout the length of the application period. Only completed application packets will be reviewed for acceptance. Awardees will be selected based on the quality of the entire application packet.
Applicants will be notified by email of their acceptance status.
If you have further questions, please contact Guadalupe “Lupe” Vargas, HRSA Grant Coordinator, at [email protected].