Apart from federal financial aid, the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies offers new and current students direct and application-based grant opportunities. California Resident Scholarship Permanent residents from California who are admitted to the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies may apply for up to $10,000 in scholarship funds. This scholarship will be awarded to multiple recipients each semester, and we encourage all California applicants to complete the California Resident Scholarship Application. Our scholarship review panel will evaluate the applications along with the financial needs of each applicant. Application requirements are outlined on the California Resident Scholarship Application. Bennett and Carolyn Rosenthal Scholarship All admitted students are encouraged to apply for the Bennett and Carolyn Rosenthal Scholarship which awards recipients $11,000. Our scholarship review panel will evaluate the applications along with the financial needs of each applicant. Application requirements are outlined on the Bennett and Carolyn Rosenthal Scholarship Application. Alumni Referral Scholarship Admitted students referred by Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies alumni may be eligible for a one-time first semester scholarship in the amount of $500. During the application process, applicants have the option to indicate an alumni referral on their application. The Admissions Office will contact the alumnus to clarify the professional relationship. Hazelden Betty Ford benefit-eligible employees cannot qualify for this scholarship. Incoming students utilizing an organizational discount are not eligible for this scholarship. For more information email Tashina Martinson, or contact her by phone at 1-651-213-4175. Foundation Grant Through the generosity of our donors, grants are available to students directly from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and facilitated by our graduate school's financial aid office. Eligibility is based on students completing an annual FAFSA. Grants are administered through information reported on the FAFSA. Veteran Affairs' Yellow Ribbon Program Graduate School offers $3,300 to graduate students who are eligible for 100% of the Post 9/11 GI Bill. This amount will be matched by the Veterans Administration (VA) to cover 100% of tuition and mandatory fees. For more information contact KGray@hazeldenbettyford.edu or 1-651-213-4425, or visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Yellow Ribbon Program. Diversity Grants Diversity Grants are available for degree-seeking students and facilitated by our graduate school's admissions office. Application requirements vary as outlined on the Diversity Grant Application. Diversity Grant applications for winter 2018 are due by December 1, 2017. Early Admission Agreement Scholarship The graduate school has Early Admission Agreements with select undergraduate institutions, awarding one-time scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to eligible students. If you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate institution where an agreement exists and seek enrollment with the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies, you are eligible to receive this scholarship if accepted to one of our degree programs. Other External Scholarships Degree-seeking students are also encouraged to explore external funding resources. Search for available scholarship on the websites listed below. All scholarships and grants awarded to students must be reported to the graduate school's financial aid office.