Iona College grants 24 students $10,000 stipends to put toward grad school

A total of 24 behavioral health students at the college received the stipends to put toward their graduate degree.

News 12 Staff

Sep 1, 2021, 12:25 AM

Updated 1,020 days ago

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The first day back on the Iona campus just got a lot sweeter for some students.
Iona College surprised third-year MFT and school psychology students with $10,000 stipends.
A total of 24 behavioral health students at the college received the stipends to put toward their graduate degree.
Iona College applied for a federal grant that aims to increase the number of behavioral health professionals and access to such services in underserved communities.
Students tell News 12 the financial aid will make a big difference for them in paying off school and starting their careers.
To qualify for the grant, students must keep up with a specific curriculum and extracurricular opportunities.


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