The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs Offers $6,000 in Scholarships

Thursday, November 8, 2018 Alcohol & Drug Abuse News
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DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --áRecently, The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs announced that six

scholarships will be offered this year to students who are either currently enrolled or accepted in an accredited college or university.

Each semester, three $1,000 scholarships will be offered by The Watershed,

which includes a Health Care Scholarship, Addiction Science Scholarship, and Addiction Recovery Scholarship.

The deadline for the January 2019 semester has passed and the recipients will be announced shortly. The recipients of the scholarships are selected by a committee at The Watershed based on specific criteria and then awarded $1,000 toward their tuition. The next deadline for the scholarships is June 30, 2019 for the fall semester.

The Health Care Scholarship is eligible for college and university students who are currently enrolled and/or accepted by an accredited school and seeking a degree in the Health Care field, such as nursing, pre-med, nutrition, therapy, psychology, social work, health science, radiology, phlebotomy, surgery, pediatric, etc.

Similarly, the students who are eligible to apply for the Addiction Science Scholarship must be currently enrolled and/or accepted by an accredited college or university and seeking a degree in the Addiction Science field, such as addiction studies, mental health, neurochemistry, etc.

The Addiction Recovery Scholarship is a unique scholarship offered by The Watershed. This scholarship is for individuals who have been in recovery from drug addiction and/or alcoholism for at least two years and have already successfully completed one year at an accredited college or university.

To read more about eligibility, criteria, and requirements for each of the scholarships offered by The Watershed, please visit:

The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs recognizes the need for careers in Health Care and Addiction Science, especially now that drug addiction has been affecting the nation at epidemic proportions.

In addition to seeing a need to encourage and award students seeking degrees in Health Care and Addiction Science, The Watershed also believes in recognizing and awarding individuals in recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism who also want to further advance their education.

Since 1998, The Watershed Addiction Treatment Programs has been providing comprehensive care to treat individuals suffering from drug addiction, alcoholism, and substance use disorders. The Watershed offers a full continuum of care, which begins with a medical detox and inpatient rehabilitation treatment but extends all the way to the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), and sober living environments.

As a fully state-licensed alcohol and drug rehab center with locations in Florida and Texas, The Watershed is committed to providing high quality care and takes pride in various other accreditations, such as being "Gold Seal" Approved by The Joint Commission and certified by LegitScript.

To learn more about additional services and programs that are offered by The Watershed, you can visit the website at or check out @thewatershed on Instagram.

If you are interested in one of The Watershed's Scholarships, please view the scholarship page of your choice:

Dennis Miller 561-860-8040 á

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