2016 William L. White Student Scholarship Award Announced

For Immediate Release

ARLINGTON, VA - NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, announces the second annual William L. White Student Scholarship Award. This scholarship was created to promote student addiction research and develop the importance of student research projects.

The William L. White Student Scholarship Award will be given to one undergraduate student and one graduate student based on an application, academic transcript, three letters of recommendation, and an APA-formatted research paper on an assigned theme. The assigned theme for 2016 is "Recovery Oriented Systems of Care: How Research is Changing the Addiction Profession." Graduate students must submit a 10-12 page research paper. Undergraduate students must submit a 5-7 page research paper.

To be eligible for the William L. White Student Scholarship Award, students must have at least one full year of coursework remaining, a grade point average of 2.7 or higher, and be a current NAADAC Student Member.

The 2016 recipients of the William L. White Student Scholarship Award will be recognized at the NAADAC Annual Conference in Minneapolis, MN from October 7-11, 2016. The $1,000 undergraduate award and $2,000 graduate award will be submitted directly in the students' names to their educational institution.

For more details on the Award, please visit www.naadac.org/white-scholarship-award.


Program Contact
HeidiAnne Werner
703.741.7686 x 102

Media Contact
Jessica Gleason
703.741.7686 x 130

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, represents the professional interests of more than 85,000 addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused healthcare professionals in the United States, Canada, and abroad. NAADAC’s members are addiction counselors, educators, and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment, recovery support, and education. An important part of the healthcare continuum, NAADAC members, and its 47 state affiliates work to create healthier individuals, families and communities through prevention, intervention, quality treatment and recovery support.

Posted by Jessica Gleason at 7:54 AM
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