CASC Emeriti Foundation Scholarship Program

The California Association of School Counselors (CASC) Emeriti Scholarship was founded in 2016 to encourage talented and innovative students to pursue leadership roles in the field of School Counseling. The CASC Emeriti is looking to award students who show a propensity toward leadership in the School Counseling field. This scholarship is available through the generosity of the CASC Board of Directors.

In order to be considered for this scholarship the award applicants must:
  • be a member of CASC
  • be currently enrolled in a California Graduate School Counseling program
  • have completed a minimum of 12 units (or currently enrolled)
  • attach a copy of current transcripts (informal transcripts maybe submitted, the name of the Graduate School must be on the document)
  • attach three letters of reference; two from graduate school faculty members and one from a work or volunteer supervisor or an additional graduate school faculty member
  • complete 3 essay questions (not to exceed 500 words each):
    1. addressing your personal experiences that led you to the field of School Counseling;
    2. describing your leadership experience in the field of School Counseling and your aspirations for future contributions to the field, and
    3. list any extracurricular activities or community volunteering experience(s) that pertain to the field of School Counseling.
Applications will be judged based on the completed application, the quality of the essay, the submission of transcripts and three letters of recommendation. All documents must be submitted all together in one file.

This scholarship opportunity is open to all qualifying school counseling graduate students regardless of their immigration status.  Applicants are encouraged to join a CASC committee and/or apply for the School Counselor Emerging Leaders Program.
The CASC Emeriti Scholarship winner will be awarded up to $2,000.00. The award will be presented at the annual CASC Conference in October 2024. The application period will open February 27, 2024. The deadline to submit is April 15, 2024 at 11:59 pm PST.

Please complete an application for the scholarship by clicking below and submit any questions to Rosemary Rubin at