The Haberman-Williams MaMHCA Scholarship Program was named in honor of Berna Haberman, MaMHCA founder and Midge Williams, 1st and current MaMHCA Executive Director. Berna and Midge have both played integral roles in the development and success of Licensed Mental Health Counselors in Massachusetts.
Since 2010, this one year, non-renewable award is open to any MaMHCA member who is a current Mental Health Counseling graduate student. The award recipient will have demonstrated his/her commitment to mental health counseling and excellence in academic performance.
Here is what the winner will receive
Recognition by MaMHCA as an outstanding graduate student in mental health counseling.
Financial scholarship that will be distributed equally over two semesters.
A one year MaMHCA membership during the scholarship year. Join now.
Mentoring support including but not limited to licensing support services.
Annual conference fee waiver during the scholarship year.
Applications for the 2013 – 2014 Academic year are now available.
Application deadline is May 1, 2013.
Download an application
The scholarship program relies solely on donations of both money and time. Please consider supporting future Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors.
Monetary donations can be made directly to the scholarship fund.
Donations in any amount will be gratefully accepted. MaMHCA is a non-profit, educational organization. Your donation is tax deductible. Donate here.
Time can be donated by joining the Scholarship Committee
The Scholarship Committee is an excellent opportunity to give back and help continue the growth of our profession by supporting the next generation of LMHCs. Please contact David McAllister for more information.
MaMHCA holds various fundraisers throughout the year. Please call the main office at 508-698-0010 to learn more or to contribute through one of these fundraisers.
The 2012-13 Annual Haberman-Williams MaMHCA Scholarship was awarded to Courtney Carpinter.
We are pleased to announce that Courtney Carpenter of Assumption College is the winner of 2012-13 Haberman-Williams MaMHCA Scholarship.
We continue to be excited by the high quality of applicants, while making for a difficult decision in selecting the winner, it bodes well for the growth and health of our profession for years to come.
Courtney stood out amongst these excellent students with her work in and out of the classroom. She has demonstrated a strong interest in helping others during her undergraduate and graduate years along with working in the mental health field in-between. She ranks at the top or near the top of all her classes, has shown strong leadership qualities everywhere she has been, and has demonstrated the attitude and skills to be an effective counselor.
Additionally, Courtney has participated in a number of significant research projects and was recently awarded a highly coveted research assistant position for the next academic year.
Congratulations Courtney on being selected as the 2012-13 Haberman-Williams MaMHCA Scholarship recipient.