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The Roy Williams Foundation Scholarship Opportunity 

The Roy Williams Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent / end veteran and first responder suicide. The foundation was created in honor of local deputy and veteran Roy Williams, who tragically died by suicide due to his struggles with PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder). This scholarship is intended for students looking to pursue an education in a mental health related field to help further the mission of the Roy Williams Foundation by aiding in the mental health care of our veterans and first responders. The Roy Williams Foundation will be awarding a $1000 scholarship to two (2) applicants.

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and pursuing a college degree at an accredited institution of high learning in a specialty to be used in the mental health field. Applicants are expected to legibly complete this application in full, including an essay of at least 2500 words describing why you are passionate about the mental health field and helping our veterans and first responders in that capacity. All applicants awarded scholarship funds must be able to provide proof of enrollment in a mental health related degree
program prior to the disbursement of funds.

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