This scholarship is focused on high academic achievement and is presented to a student who is currently enrolled in a human services program. The words “human service” or” human services” must be in the program title as the term is not used to include programs in other related disciplines. The degree sought may be at the associate's, bachelor’s, or master’s level. One scholarship is awarded to one student each year as long as the criterias are met.
Required documents are: an official transcript, a resume, a 500-word essay, and two letters of reference. Student membership in FLOHS is required and will be verified by the committee.
Your application will be evaluated on the following criteria using a five-point scale where 5 =
Outstanding and 1 = Doesn’t Meet
● Current Student Member of FLOHS
● A complete application packet with no late materials
● Official transcript mailed from the university or an unopened, sealed envelope mailed from the student
● Transcript showing minimum overall GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale
● A resume that includes the student’s complete mailing address, telephone number, and email address
● The resume should reveal accomplishments in academic excellence. Information on professional activities is encouraged
● The essay should be 500-words or more, typed, double-spaced, and reveal academic excellence in education and an orientation to helping
● Two letters of reference mailed directly from the faculty members (letters mailed as email attachments are acceptable if emailed directly to the committee chairperson). Letters should indicate evidence of academic and scholarly accomplishments
Application materials appropriate for email submission can be emailed to FLOHS2021@gmail.com or mailed along with other materials to Florida Organization For Human Services, P.O. Box 3897, Spring Hill, FL 34611.
Linda Chamberlain, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and a Professor with the Human Services Program at Pasco-Hernando State College. She has worked as both an educator and clinician in
the field of Human Services and Psychology for over 40 years. “Dr. C” has presented workshops and professional training and has been an invited speaker at local, national, and international
conferences. She has published books and articles on addiction recovery, problem gambling, and family therapy. Dr. Chamberlain maintains a private practice in New Port Richey, Florida. She is a Member and Clinical Advisor for Bikers Against Child Abuse, Bay Bridges Chapter.
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