Dade Counseling Association Scholarship

The Dade Counseling Association offers a $500 scholarship to a deservice master's / doctoral student in the field of counseling. The $500 may be used for tuition, books, or educational fees.


  • Resident of Dade County and a U.S. citizen or resident alien.
  • One in need of financial assistance.
  • A 3.0 grade point average or above.
  • One who has plans for a career in the field of counseling.

Selection Procedures

  • Completion of part one, two, and three of the scholarship application.
  • Three letters of reference (non-family); e.g., supervisor, employer, college instructor, etc.
  • Official transcript of post-secondary grades.
  • Screening of the above forms by the DCS scholarship committee.
  • Oral interviews with the applicants by the DCS scholarship committee.

Applicants are typically given out in January and due by April 1. Completed applications can be mailed to:

Alicia O. Talerico
13280 SW 33 Court
Davie, FL 33330