Centennial Collegiate Scholarship

Scholarship Cover Letter

August 1, 2017



Dear Community Member:


In an effort to raise awareness of career opportunities in the mental health field to members of our communities, Centennial Mental Health Center is pleased to offer its 10th annual Future Mental Health Professional Scholarship Program.  The program consists of $500 - $2,000 per year awards.  The successful applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:


No age limit, non-traditional students are also encouraged to apply
Graduate from High School or GED program any time before but by Summer 2018 (Non-traditional students encouraged to apply)
United States citizen or legal immigrant
Permanent address must reside in Centennial’s ten county catchment area (Phillips, Sedgwick, Logan, Morgan, Washington, Yuma, Elbert, Lincoln, Cheyenne Wells, Kit Carson)
Intent to complete minimum of a bachelor degree in a behavioral health related field (psychology, sociology, counseling, etc)
Submittal of an application, transcript(s), two letters of recommendation, and a 500-750 word essay
Academic achievement, aptitude, and community service
Amounts coordinate with full time enrollment (12+ credit hours per semester).  Awards will be prorated based on student’s actual enrollment.


Applications should be postmarked no later than March 16, 2018 and sent to:


Centennial Mental Health Center

Attn: Kassidy Clouse

211 West Main St.

Sterling, CO 80751


Applications are available at www.centennialmhc.org or by contacting kassidyc@centennialmhc.org.  A hard copy of the official application is enclosed, please feel free to make copies as necessary.  Please contact Kassidy Clouse, 970-522-4549 x279 or kassidyc@centennialmhc.org with any questions.




Kassidy Clouse 
Human Resources Director

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