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Clinical Mental Health Counseling M.A.

Tuition, Fees, and Financial Assistance

 
 

Supplemental Tuition Waiver Policies

Students are eligible to apply for graduate tuition fee waivers in one of FGCU's graduate Counseling programs after being admitted to the program with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Application Form and policies: Students are advised to file a FAFSA when they apply to the program. There are other scholarships and aid available, some especially for school counselors and educators. See below:

Foundation Education Based Scholarships

FGCU Foundation Online Scholarship Application: https://itech.fgcu.edu/es-secured/financialaid/scholarships.asp

FGCU Foundation: http://www.fgcu.edu/foundation/

External Education Based Scholarships

CAPE CORAL COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

The Cape Coral Community Foundation has several Scholarship Funds available. In our 2006/2007 Scholarship cycle we awarded 33 recipients over $60,000 dollars to assist them in continuing their education. Scholarship eligibility varies according to the specific criteria of the Scholarship Fund that was established by the fund's donor. Please review the information regarding eligibility and criteria as each Scholarship Fund is unique.

SCHOLARSHIPS

  1. The Bird Scholarship Fund was created to assist students that attend Faith Presbyterian Church or have family members that attend the church. Applications can be obtained at the Faith Presbyterian Church office.
  2. The Brighten the Corner Scholarship Fund was created to assist young people who may have thought education opportunities beyond high school would not be available to them. An 85% attendance in a Christian Service of their choice is required. 
  3. The Helen & Edward Brancati Teacher Development Scholarship was created to assist teachers employed by an accredited school in the United States who are seeking to continue their education.
  4. The JSC Priority Scholarship Fund was created to assist one female and one male athlete from North Fort Myers High School in continuing their education beyond high school. Applications and eligibility requirements can be found at www.jscpriority.com.

To apply to any of the CCCF scholarships please visit the foundations website: http://www.capecoralcf.planyourlegacy.org/scholarship.php.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING INFORMATION REQUEST FUNDING FORM: http://www.capecoralcf.planyourlegacy.org/pdf/ScholarshipFundingRequestForm-Generic.pdf

In order for the Cape Coral Community Foundation to fund your scholarship please fill out this funding request and mail this form to the Cape Coral Community Foundation office at 4729 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral, Florida 33904. You may also fax it to 542-8307 or email it to michelle@capecoralcf.org.

Please note: No funds will be forwarded to your school of choice until this form has been completed and returned. Funds are only payable to your school of choice; they will not be made payable to a company or individual. Funding Requests must be returned a minimum of 10 days prior to your school's final payment due date.

FLORIDA FUND FOR MINORITY STUDENTS

Florida Fund for Minority Students: http://www.ffmt.org/

HISPANIC COLLEGE FUND

More than $2 million will be awarded in scholarships to more than 500 deserving Hispanic students from the United States and Puerto Rico. To qualify for the scholarships, undergraduate and graduate students must maintain a 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA; be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in the United States or Puerto Rico; be enrolled full-time at an accredited university for the upcoming school year; and must demonstrate financial needs. For more information, visit http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org/applications/

STATE FARM HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND

  • State Farm Companies Foundation has assisted Hispanic college students through its relationship with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund since 1990. Each year, we provide scholarships in the amount of $2,500 to twenty (20) Hispanic college students who are pursuing a teaching career.
  • The Hispanic Scholarship Fund administers the program for State Farm Companies Foundation. Applications become available August 1st, the deadline to submit an application is October 16th (application must be postmarked by October 16th)
  • To obtain an application and selection criteria, please contact Hispanic Scholarship Fund:

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
55 Second Street, Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105
1-877-HSF-INFO 1-877-HSF-INFO

(1-877-473-4636 1-877-473-4636 FREE