The William White Student Scholarship was created to promote student addiction studies research and develop the importance of student research projects in NASAC accredited programs, NAADAC approved programs in higher education, or an accredited addiction studies higher education program acknowledged by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) that provides research or education to the addiction profession. It will be awarded annually to one graduate NAADAC Student Member and one undergraduate NAADAC Student member with the best student addiction research paper on the assigned topic in that year and applied directly to the students' educational debt.

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Application Submission

The completed application form, academic transcript, letters of reference, and the research paper must be submitted together electronically to NAADAC at, Attention: William L. White Student Scholarship.   

2017 Applications are now closed. 

Past Award Recipients

Research Topic: “Recovery Oriented Systems of Care: How Research is Changing the Addiction Profession”

Undergraduate Winner: Kelsey Hennig (University of South Dakota) - Download paper
Graduate Winner: Jacqlyn Stein (Grand Canyon University) - Download paper