Scholarships and Grants

Over the last two years, we have awarded our students nearly $700,000 in scholarships. Generous donors reach out to us regularly because they see our students as future leaders. Consider applying for one or several of our grants and scholarships.
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Apart from federal financial aid, the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School offers new and current students direct and application-based grant opportunities.

Contact Student Services at GraduateSchool@HazeldenBettyFord.edu for scholarship application materials.

  • Alan Braun LGBT Grant ($2,000) is available to students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.

  • Alice Roberson African American Student Scholarship ($1,700) is available each winter semester to students who identify as African American.

  • Alvin and Mona Libin Foundation Scholarship ($10,000) is for degree-seeking students from Canada.

  • Bennett and Carolyn Rosenthal Scholarship ($11,000) is available to all students seeking a degree at the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School.

  • Dan Anderson Legacy Scholarship ($2,600) is for newly admitted degree-seeking students with preference given to students with high financial need.

  • Fellow Traveler Scholarship ($2,500) is available each semester to newly admitted students who have completed treatment with Hazelden Betty Ford.

  • Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School Grant ($3,200) is for newly admitted degree-seeking students with preference given to students with high financial need.

  • Hope Scholarship ($16,000) is available each fall semester to degree-seeking students who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color.

  • Impact Scholarship ($5,000) is for newly admitted degree-seeking students. 

  • Mark Christian Endowed Scholarship ($6,000) is for newly admitted degree-seeking students with preference given to students with high financial need.

  • Minority Grant ($1,000) is available to students who identify as African American, Native American, Asian American, Alaska Native or Latino American.

  • Tim Sheehan Unlocking Tomorrow Scholarship ($5,000) is open to one degree-seeking student each semester. This scholarship is for newly admitted degree-seeking students with preference given to those who have an estimated family contribution (EFC) of 0.

Scholarship/Grant Opportunities

Graduate Assistantship

Apply now for a Fall GA Position

Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School is offering one graduate assistantship for Fall Semesters to a new degree-seeking student. The person selected for this roll will support academic and student service units for 10 hours per week in exchange for up to six credits of tuition each semester for 20 months of consecutive enrollment. A value of nearly $25,000 in tuition! New students must be admitted for the upcoming Fall Semester to apply for the graduate assistant position. Preference will be given to applicants who are able to come to campus at least two days per week.

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