Graduate Fellowships

Graduate Fellowships for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program are highly competitive programs that build and enhance your professional skills and defray tuition costs.

Fellowships offer you the opportunity to enrich your academic study as well as professional development, linking graduate study with earning and work experience.

Here’s how it works:

A limited number of Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate fellowships are available for those beginning their first year of study for the two-year program. CMHC graduate fellows receive $8,000 to help with the cost of tuition, and a $4,000 stipend.

Sample of Fellowships offered in 2018-19:

Care and Wellness Assistant – Working with Merrimack’s Dean of Students Office and assisting with the facilitation of the college’s Crisis Assessment, Response, and Evaluation (CARE) system.

Success Coach – Working under the direction of the Dean and Associate Dean of Student Success at Merrimack as a success coach with a focus on academic success for entering freshmen as they transition between high school and college.

General qualifications:

  • Excellent undergraduate educational background
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Evidence of leadership experience
  • Strong multitasking and time-management skills
  • Personal characteristics of compassion, integrity, and an ability to genuinely connect with others
  • Evidence of demonstrated professionalism
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products

Graduate Fellowships

Students apply once they have been admitted into the graduate program. Applicants interested in the three-year track are not eligible for the fellowship, but will be considered for a Dean scholarship if admitted to the program.

The fellowship positions have been filled for the 2018-2019 academic year.