Addiction Recovery Scholarship Winner Announced by The Watershed for January 2019
The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs is proud to announce that the winner of the 1st Addiction Recovery Scholarship has been selected. A reward of $1,000 will go toward the winning student’s tuition for the upcoming January 2019 semester.
Addiction Recovery Scholarship
The Addiction Recovery Scholarship that is offered by The Watershed was created this year. The Watershed has always taken pride in helping addicts and alcoholics recover from addiction, and now the Watershed is just as excited to reward selected individuals at accredited colleges and/or universities for further advancing their education.
The deadline for the Addiction Recovery Scholarship for the January 2019 Semester was November 1. Caulen Ward is the recipient of the Addiction Recovery Scholarship for the January 2019 semester, and he is currently a junior at Texas Tech University. He is studying Chemical Engineering as well as preparing for Pre-Med.
Requirements for Addiction Recovery Scholarship
In order to apply for the Addiction Recovery Scholarship, applicants were required to write an essay about their interest in their field of study, explain how their recovery has affected their desire to advance their education, and express why they feel that they deserve the scholarship most.
In addition to this, eligibility requirements for the Addiction Recovery Scholarship included being in recovery from drug addiction and/or alcoholism for at least 2 years as well as having completed at least 1 year at an accredited college or university.
Additionally, applicants were required to include their high school transcript, college transcript, and two letters of recommendation.
Caulen Ward of Texas Tech University provided all required materials for the application, including an essay that described how his recovery ultimately led him to return to school to complete his degree and move forward with “long-term places for [his] life.” Caulen has been clean and sober since February 23, 2014, and he is even an active member of the Collegiate Recovery Program at the university.
Additional Scholarships Offered by The Watershed
Along with the Addiction Recovery Scholarship, The Watershed also offers a Health Care Scholarship and Addiction Science Scholarship. In order to be eligible for the Health Care Scholarship, students must be either enrolled or accepted to an accredited college or university for a degree in the Health Care field. Similarly, to be eligible for the Addiction Science Scholarship, students must be enrolled or accepted to a college or university and seeking a degree in the Addiction Science field.
The Watershed believes in helping students succeed, especially when it comes to students gaining an education and experience in related fields, like Health Care and Addiction Science. In addition, The Watershed is dedicated to providing support to individuals in the recovery community, which is what makes the Addiction Recovery Scholarship so special.
Students and Individuals in Need of Addiction Treatment
Are you feeling stuck because you’re in active addiction to drugs or alcohol? The Watershed can help. For over 20 years, The Watershed has been providing treatment for substance use disorders and offering a wide array of addiction treatment programs to target the root causes of the condition. Call The Watershed for help today at 1-800-861-1768.Tags: Addiction, addiction recovery