Georgia Lee Metcalfe Memorial Scholarship

The Georgia Lee Metcalfe Memorial Scholarship is for students interested mental health issues who plan to pursue a career in mental health upon graduation.

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Eligibility criteria

  • Demonstrate financial need (complete a FAFSA for the current academic year).
  • Enrolled full-time in the occupational therapy curriculum.
  • Student must have demonstrated interest in mental health during their academic career with an interest to pursue mental health upon graduation. Interest will be expressed in a one-page essay. See examples of "demonstrated interest" below.
  • Second year occupational therapy student.
  • Minimum of a 3.3 GPA.


  • March 1


  • Amount varies
  • Award will be credited directly to the recipient's student account in two distributions:
    • First distribution in the fall academic semester
    • Second distribution during the subsequent semester

Application instructions

Scholarship application

Please include the following documents with your application:

  • Application
  • Proof of interest in mental health area

One-page essay should include examples of student's "demonstrated interest" in mental health practice.

  • Volunteer experience.
  • Scholarly works including research papers, professional posters, presentations, etc.
  • Letters of recommendation/reference from people in the mental health field.
  • Description of plan to practice in mental health upon graduation.