Who Can Apply:
- Brian J Boley was a beloved son who lost his battle with mental illness and the spiral of self medicating addiction at the young age of 21.
- Mental illness and addiction are each challenging battles on their own, but they often go hand in hand. Roughly 50% of individuals with severe mental disorders are also affected by substance abuse. To help people through their illnesses or addiction, it’s critical that the next generation of mental health professionals are educated and empowered to help individuals in their battle to overcome their illnesses.
- This scholarship aims to honor the memory of Brian by supporting students in financial need who are pursuing a degree in the mental health field.
- Any high school student who is planning on pursuing a degree to help those with mental illness or addiction may apply for this scholarship.
Submission: To apply, please tell us why you’re pursuing a degree in the mental health field and how you will try to make a difference in the lives of others.
Deadline: October 5, 2023