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The Golden State Social Opportunities Program


The Golden State Social Opportunities Program (GSSOP) is a *NEW* scholarship opportunity for youth with lived experience in foster care, homelessness, or those who currently work for a community-based organization to enter the behavioral health workforce. Applicants must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited graduate program that prepares them to become one of the following professions: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, or Licensed Clinical Psychology (PhD or PsyD).


The award amount for the GSSOP is up to $25,000 per year for up to two years for a maximum award of $50,000 total.


Applications are open to be received through August 15, 2023 at 3:00pm.


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