Annually, LPCANC awards two graduate students — one attending a Master‘s program, and one pursuing a Doctoral degree, with the Nancy Howell Scholarship Award.
This scholarship is designed to acknowledge graduate students who demonstrate leadership potential and advocacy initiatives as counseling students and as future LCMHCs. The LPCANC Scholarship program is solely supported by private donations. This Scholarship provides student members of LPCANC a monetary award for student involvement in counseling. Please consider donating to the Scholarship Fund today!
In addition to the monetary award, the recipients are provided the opportunity to volunteer working with the LPCANC Board and membership to foster professional relationships and inform students on the needs and concerns of the Counseling Profession. However, the recipients‘ active participation with the LPCANC Board and membership is not mandatory.
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The LPCANC Scholarship Program:
Honoring Leadership Initiative with the
Nancy Howell Scholarship
LPCANC’s Nancy Howell Scholarship honors a Board member who died tragically in a 2004 car accident. Nancy Campbell Howell, only 33 when she died suddenly on Aug. 18, 2004, graduated with a bachelors from UNC-Greensboro and earned her master's degree in counseling at Appalachian State University. For the five years prior to her death, Nancy lived in Forsyth County and worked as a school counselor at North Davie Middle & High School. LPCANC created the scholarship to honor her life and recognize her dedication and love for the profession of counseling.
Each year two LPCANC student members - one Masters and Doctoral level are chosen for this noteworthy award. Scholarship applicants must provide:
documentation of counseling leadership and/or advocacy through campus and community outreach,
two letters of recommendation and
their written account of their professional leadership and/or advocacy.
Applicants must demonstrate how they promote the value of mental health counseling from a personal, professional, and community perspective.
These scholarship applicants must provide documentation of counseling leadership and advocacy through campus and community outreach, letters of recommendation and a written account of their professional leadership. Applicants must show how they have championed the value of mental health counseling from a personal, professional, and community perspective.
In addition to the monetary award, scholarship recipients are welcomed and mentored as volunteers to engage with LPCANC‘s Board, Committees and Association. Scholarship applicants volunteer work with LPCANC helps provide invaluable firsthand experience with the clinical mental health profession in networking, professional education, ethics, public policy, and advocacy. In addition, scholarship applicants can avail themselves of a wide array of mentorship opportunities while learning more in depth about the profession of clinical mental health counseling, professional leadership, its practitioners, and various specialties.