With this in mind, aspiring behavior analysts will have to undergo years of schooling before obtaining the proper certifications to practice in the field. To overcome some of the financial barriers of the academic process, some students might turn to scholarship opportunities as a way to offset tuition costs. Below we have compiled a list of scholarships for students in the field of behavior analysis. Each scholarship contains the eligibility criteria, the amount of the award, and a link to the scholarship’s website.
As you read, please keep in mind that some information may have changed since this article's publication (December 2019)
Scholarships for ABA Students
The Cynthia E. Morgan Scholarship Fund
Are current residents of the state of Maryland.
Are juniors, seniors, or recent graduates of a Maryland high school with plans to attend an accredited Maryland post-secondary school.
Are the first in their immediate family to go to college.
This scholarship provides financial assistance for those pursuing educational opportunities toward a career in nursing or a health care field. This is a joint scholarship awarded by Mosaic Life Care Foundation and Voiture 130 of the 40 & 8.
Applicant must be accepted and enrolled in an approved nursing or health care related program.
Applicant must reside in or originate from specific county regions within the following states Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska.
The award is given to an individual who, through the performance of one or more research studies, has developed a novel and very innovative program of research or assessment or analytic tool or method that advances the understanding and/or treatment of addictions.
Candidates must be current members of ABCT.
A statement describing the addictions research contribution and why it is novel and advances the field.