Don Perkins Professional Grant

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The Don Perkins Professional Grant supports school counselors in developing programs and receive training in order to benefit students.
Funding period: 
Applications accepted February 15 – March 31, 2023. 
You may request up to $500
Eligibility: OSCA members employed as school counselors

Winner will be announced April 30, 2022.
Grant funds must be spent by June 1, 2023.
One recipient will be honored.

Strings attached:  If selected to receive the Don Perkins Grant, we ask that you submit a program proposal for a break-out session at the OSCA Conference in the fall of 2023.  Or, if you prefer, you can write a brief article for the OSCA newsletter describing what you did, how students benefited, and your recommendations to other school counselors due September 15, 2023.

Examples of programs and training OSCA has funded:

  • Crisis Response training for counselors
  • Library of resources for parents 
  • Love & Logic training for a counselor
  • Peer Mediation Training of Trainers 
  • Incentives program to improve students’ academic success.
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The 2022 Don Perkins Professional Grant recipients is... 

2022 Perkins Grant Recipient