Bachelor of Science Completion Scholarship

CAMHI Bachelor's Completion Scholarship

Sign-Up For Our Mailing ListThe Child and Adolescent Mental Health Initiative (CAMHI) Scholarship is $5,000 per year. The scholarship will be awarded to students who have been accepted to the Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Services.  

Scholarship Eligibility Criteria
Applicants for the CAMHI Scholarship Program must:

  1. Be enrolled at one of the designated community colleges (e.g., Bunker Hill Community College, Roxbury Community College); or be an employee of a human services partner agency (e.g., JRI, Eliot, DMH); or have earned 60 credits toward earning an Associate Degree in a related field.
  2. Be admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Services program at William James College
  3. Be a legal resident or a U.S. citizen.
  4. Be from a historically marginalized or low-income background, be a first-generation college student, or be an underrepresented minority in the behavioral health field.
  5. Reside in the Greater Boston Metropolitan area. The cities and towns we traditionally include within the definition of Greater Boston are pictured and listed below.*

Scholarship Requirements
Applicants for the CAMHI Scholarship must:

  1. Demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing a career in the behavioral health field, with a particular focus on serving children, adolescents, and families from culturally diverse backgrounds.
  2. Be in good academic standing.
  3. Not have earned an undergraduate degree higher than an Associate’s Degree.
  4. Document current financial aid needs by submitting a FAFSA application form.
  5. Complete a scholarship application form.
  6. Submit at 500-word essay illustrating how the applicant has been inspired to pursue a career in the human services or behavioral health field, in particular working with children, adolescents, and families, and the applicant’s career plans following graduation.

If you are interested in being considered for this scholarship, there is a place to indicate your interest on the Bachelor’s application. If you have any questions, please email BHcareers@williamjames.edu

The William James College Child & Adolescent Mental Health Initiative Scholarship is generously supported by a grant from the Boston Children’s Collaboration for Community Health.

About the Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Services Completion Program

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology and Human Services is a bachelor's completion program offered through a blended model with a combination of online courses and 1-2 Saturdays per month for an on-campus course. The program is 3-years part-time or 2-years full-time. Students are part of a learning group/cohort that accompanies them throughout their time in the program. There is an optional concentration in Substance Use and Addictions.

Students currently working in one of these agencies may qualify for additional funding through their employer.

  • Justice Resource Institute (JRI)
  • The Home for Little Wanderers
  • Advocates

If you have any questions, please email BHcareers@williamjames.edu

CAMHI Map

Bristol County
Berkley
Dighton
Easton
Mansfield
New Bedford
North Attleborough
Norton
Raynham
Rehoboth
Seekonk
Taunton


Essex County
Beverly
Danvers
Gloucester
Hamilton
Lawrence
Lynn
Lynnfield
Manchester by the sea
Marblehead
Middleton
Nahant
Peabody
Rockport
Salem
Saugus
Swampscott
Topsfield
Wenham


Middlesex Couny
Arlington
Ashland
Bedford
Belmont
Burlington
Cambridge
Concord
Everett
Framingham
Holliston
Hopkinton
Lexington
Lincoln
Lowell
Malden

(Middlesex County continued)
Marlborough
Medford
Melrose
Natick
Newton
North Reading
Reading
Sherborn
Somerville
Stoneham
Sudbury
Wakefield
Waltham
Watertown
Wayland
Weston
Wilmington
Winchester
Woburn


Norfolk County
Avon
Bellingham
Braintree
Brookline
Canton
Cohasset
Dedham
Dover
Foxborough
Franklin
Holbrook
Medfield
Medway
Millis
Milton
Needham
Norfolk
Norwood
Plainville
Quincy
Randolph
Sharon
Stoughton
Walpole
Wellesley
Westwood
Weymouth
Wrentham

Plymouth County
Abington
Bridgewater
Brockton
Duxbury
East Bridgewater
Halifax
Hanover
Hanson
Hingham
Hull
Kingston
Lakeville
Marshfield
Middleborough
Norwell
Pembroke
Plympton
Rockland
Scituate
West Bridgewater
Whitman


Suffolk County
Allston
Boston
Brighton
Charlestown
Chelsea
Dorchester
East Boston
Jamaica Plain
Hyde Park
Mattapan
Readville
Revere
Roslindale
Roxbury
South Boston
West Roxbury
Winthrop


Worcester County
Blackstone
Hopedale
Mendon
Milford
Millbury
Millville
Northborough
Northbridge
Shrewsbury
Southborough
Sutton
Upton
Uxbridge
Westborough
Worcester

 

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