Educational Foundation Scholarships & Grant


Effective August 2016, applicants for the CAMFT Educational Foundation scholarships and grant are subject to a lifetime limit of two (2) awards.

CAMFT Educational Foundation Increases Scholarships to $4,000 Each!

The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists Educational Foundation is offering three scholarships and one grant in 2020 to deserving candidates. Each scholarship awarded will be in the amount of $4,000. The grant award is discretionary and will be in the amount of up to $2,500. The selected recipient of each scholarship/grant will be recognized at the CAMFT 56th Annual Conference on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at the Hyatt Regency Orange County. 

To apply, please select the ONE scholarship/grant that is most appropriate to your work or studies based on the minimal qualifying criteria listed below. If you apply to more than one, NONE of your submissions will be considered. Once you have made your selection, click on the link to download and complete the application packet and guide for that specific scholarship/grant.

Ronald D. Lunceford Scholarship 

 Applicant must be:
     -  Member of an ethnic or racial minority and
     - Enrolled in an approved or accredited program leading to a degree which meets the requirements of 
       Sections 4980.37, 4980.40, and 4980.41 of the Business and Professions Code.
                                 OR
       Pursuing an advanced degree or certification beyond the qualifying degree for the license.

Ronald Lunceford Scholarship 
(Deadline for applying for this scholarship is November 1, 2019)

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Clinton E. Phillips Scholarship 
 
Applicant must be: 
      - Enrolled in an approved or accredited program leading to a degree which meets the requirements of 
        Sections 4980.37, 4980.40, and 4980.41 of the Business and Professions Code.
                              OR
      - Pursuing an advanced degree or certification  beyond the qualifying degree for the license.

Clinton Phillips Scholarship 
(Deadline for applying for this scholarship is November 1, 2019)

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Educational Foundation Scholarship
Applicant must be:
     -  Participating in advanced training or an unpaid internship within the field of marriage and family therapy.      

Clinton Phillips Scholarship  
(Deadline for applying for this scholarship is November 1, 2019)

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Educational Foundation Grant 
Applicant must be:
     -  A licensed practitioner, student, graduate, or intern of marriage and family therapy planning to conduct 
        or currently conducting research or engaging in a training, project, or activity that will enhance the 
        profession of marriage and family therapy or a related field.

Educational Foundation Grant 
(Deadline for applying for this Grant is November 1, 2019)

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Educational Foundation Scholarship/Grant recipients are encouraged to attend the CAMFT Annual Conference to receive the scholarship/grant award. Recipients will receive reimbursement for reasonable cost of transportation to the conference, and either a complimentary full conference registration (four days) or a one-day conference registration.

It is not mandatory that one be a member of CAMFT to receive one of these scholarships or grant. However, preference may be given to applicants who have expressed their commitment to the profession through membership in CAMFT. The Scholarship will be awarded at the 56th Annual Conference in May 2, 2020.

Please return the selected application by November 1, 2019.

For questions, please contact CAMFT at (858) 292-2638 or via e-mail at scholarships@camft.org. Applications for scholarships and grant can be submitted by e-mail to scholarships@camft.org, faxed to (858) 292-2650 or written submissions can be addressed to: Scholarships, CAMFT, 7901 Raytheon Road, San Diego, CA 92111-1606.

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