Workforce Scholarships

The StarkMHAR scholarship program, funded through a charitable fund at Stark Community Foundation, provides two $1,000 scholarships annually—the Spring Workforce Development Scholarship and the Fall Recovery Workforce Scholarship.

Workforce Development Scholarship

The Workforce Development Scholarship is offered to current workforce to extend their training and education in the Mental Health, Alcohol or Drug field. Applicants must be an employee of a not-for-profit behavioral health organization located in Stark County. This scholarship is awarded at our annual Leadership Breakfast in June. Scholarship applications from eligible applicants, with required narrative, should be submitted online. Only complete applications will be accepted.
Application form closed on Sunday, April 12, 2020.


Recovery Workforce Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to individuals in recovery seeking to advance their education in a Mental Health, Alcohol or Drug related field. Applicants must be a Stark County resident with lived experience interested in working in the behavioral health field and advancing their education through enrollment in an accredited vocational, technical or college program. Scholarship applications from eligible applicants, with required narrative, should be submitted online. Only complete applications will be accepted.
Application form closed on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.


If you have any questions about the scholarship or application, please contact Carrie Long, Resource Development Manager, at 330-430-3933 or Carrie.Long@StarkMHAR.org.