Scholarship

Scholarship and Employment Partnership Program

Brightside Clinic is accepting applications for its Scholarship and Employment Partnership Program (SEPP). The SEPP offers currently enrolled graduate students in the following programs areas: (Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Psychology, and Sociology) a scholarship and employment placement partnership that includes the following:

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Placement as an intern during their last semester of graduate school;

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Tuition reimbursement for the last semester of graduate school (up to 9 hours);

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1 year of contracted employment with Brightside Clinic

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Free CEU’s (up to 6 hours) during the first year of contracted employment;

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Sign-on Bonus included as part of the one year of contracted employment;

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Opportunity to participate in a Leadership internship with the Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce as a Brightside employee

Applicant Criteria:

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Must have a 3.5 grade point average or higher in all graduate school coursework

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Be a registered Social Worker, if undergraduate degree is in Social Work

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Be placed at Brightside Clinic as an intern during the last semester of graduate school

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Maintain active status as a registered social worker throughout the internship placement

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Successfully complete the internship placement at BRSS as an intern

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Graduate with a master’s degree by the end of the internship placement semester and year

How to Apply for the SEPP:

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Submit a completed application packet during the second-to-last semester of graduate school which includes the following:

  1. Application is signed by Graduate School Internship Placement Coordinator/Dean prior to submission
  2. 2 sealed transcripts
  3. 2 sealed letters of professional reference
  4. Copy of fingerprints
  5. Copy of Background check from Louisiana State Police
  6. Copy of recent drug screen
  7. Copy of recent TB screen
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Be placed at BC as an intern during the last semester of graduate school
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Complete an interview with the BC Leadership Team

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