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Maine MAT Best Practices School Scholarship Form

2017 New England School of Best Practices in Addiction Treatment

 

August 28 - 31, 2017

Waterville Valley, New Hampshire

 

Scholarships for those Working in Medication Assisted Treatment

 


Maine Department of Health & Human Services,

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Scholarships

 

The Maine DHHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services provides limited partial scholarship awards. Priority is given to those who have not received a state-funded scholarship in the past three years, and scholarships are distributed across as many agencies as possible.

Any remaining balance and travel are the responsibility of the participant. Scholarships are paid directly NEIAS. You, and/or your agency, are responsible for paying the remainder of program fees.

In addition to the partial scholarships, Maine SAMHS usually awards a special Maine full scholarship in memory of a Maine person who contributed a great deal to medication assisted treatment and recovery in Maine and to the New England Summer Schools over the years. If you also wish to apply for the Paul MacFarland Scholarship, Please provide brief narrative comments to the special questions requested at the end of the scholarship form.

Deadline for scholarship applications is Monday, July 31, 2017.

Be sure to fill out the entire application.     

For scholarship related questions, please contact:

Theresa Witham
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
Office Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
State House Station #11, 41 Anthony Ave.
Augusta, ME 04333-0111

EMAIL: Theresa.Witham@maine.gov

*Scholarship funds are limited. Filling out an application is not a guarantee of award.

Scholarship Application Instructions:

Please complete the form below to be considered for a scholarship from your state agency.

Required questions are noted with a red star.

In the last section, click on the orange "Submit" button to submit your scholarship application. Once your application is submitted, you will see a page that says "Thank you for your application". You will also see a small printer near the top of the page, which you can select to print a copy of your submitted application for your files.

Please note that a scholarship application is separate from your Best Practices School registration.

If you have not yet registered for the school, visit http://www.neias.org, and you will find the "Online Registration" link under the "2017 Best Practices School" menu.

Scholarship Application Form:

 
















Please provide your professional development plan and explain how the School will help meet your professional development goals using the fields provided.

If selected, you will be responsible for ensuring payment of any remaining portion of your balance.












If you do not wish to apply for the additional scholarship below, click on orange "Submit" button at the bottom of this form to complete your application now.
In addition to the partial scholarships on this application form, Maine SAMHS usually awards a special Maine full scholarship in memory of a Maine person, Paul MacFarland, who contributed a great deal to medication assisted treatment and recovery in Maine and to the New England Summer Schools over the years. If you also wish to apply for the Paul MacFarland Scholarship (for those working in medication assisted treatment), please provide narrative comments addressing the questions below.

If you do not wish to apply for this special scholarship, click on the "Submit" button at the bottom of this form to complete your application.
1. Please discuss your interest in the Best Practices School program. What influenced your decision to register for the program?
2. What do you hope to learn from this experience, professional and personally?
3. What contributions have you made to the field of addiction treatment, prevention, and recovery in Maine?
4. How do you believe that your participation in the school will enhance your contribution to the field in Maine?

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