Asana Recovery Announces New Healthcare Scholarship Now Open for Applications

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 General News
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Asana Recovery, a residential treatment program in southern California, is accepting applications for its healthcare scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is open to college-bound or current college students who will pursue a medical-related course of study in California.

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Asana Recovery is accepting applications from college-bound or

current college students for its new healthcare scholarship. Open to students who choose to pursue a medical-related course of study in California, the $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student who can best describe their passion for substance abuse disorder and mental health treatment, and how it has led them to their chosen field of study. Applications for the Asana Recovery Healthcare Scholarship will be accepted until August 1, 2019.

Scholarship applications will be accepted online at Students are required to submit a short, 500-word essay describing their experience or passion for substance abuse and mental health treatment, and how it has influenced their studies and their aspirations for a career in the field. Essays may be written from the perspective of personal experience or a focus on their choice to pursue medical-related studies that have an emphasis on behavioral or mental health treatment.

Applicants may write their essay based on their own compelling recovery story or that of a loved one, friend, or someone that has inspired or made a difference in their life. Whatever the applicant's experience may be in dealing with substance abuse or mental health, they are encouraged to describe how it has affected their desire to enter their field of study.

The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a healthcare related, four-year degree program from an accredited college or university. Areas of study that will be considered may include: counseling, social work, pre-med (with the intention to enter a program in emergency medicine, psychiatry, or other addiction or substance-abuse related specialty), nursing, and psychology. Other areas of health-related study will be considered, with an explanation of how it relates to addiction, substance abuse, or mental health treatment.

Applicants must be 18 years or older, a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and hold a minimum GPA of 3.5. Other requirements for the scholarship application are enrollment or acceptance in a health-related course of study or program from an accredited four-year college or university. Deadline for the application is August 1, 2019. For a complete list of eligibility requirements, please visit

"Asana Recovery is committed to providing the best possible recovery programs for alcohol and drug addiction, while promoting and encouraging opportunities for education and personal development," says Mark Shandrow, CEO of Asana Recovery. "Our hope is that with this scholarship, we can help someone who has direct experience or witnessed the challenge of recovery and has chosen to better themselves or help others."

About Asana Recovery Asana Recovery is a private, for-profit, health care organization located in Costa Mesa, California. It is licensed by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) in California and certified by CARF. Asana Recovery provides a complete and individualized addiction treatment program using traditional as well as innovative or alternative methods to treat addiction. Its mission is to provide a healing environment where clients acknowledge and understand their addiction, embrace a lifestyle of productivity, and find the fulfillment that comes in serving others. More information about Asana Recovery can be found online at


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