Providing scholarship support for School Counselors, College Counselors and Graduate Students in School Counseling Programs has been a long-standing tradition and part of the mission of WPRCA! We seek to promote professional development in the counseling community, and encourage future leaders of our association. Through scholarships, we seek to encourage membership, leadership, and enhance our stature as an important organization.
Each year WPRCA is proud to announce our annual Charlotte Pavone Memorial Scholarship for graduate students! Many of us in the School Counseling profession regarded Charlotte as an outstanding counselor, colleague, mentor and dear friend. As an active WPRCA member, she served on the Executive Board and began a mentoring program for new c
Each year WPRCA is proud to announce our annual Charlotte Pavone Memorial Scholarship for graduate students! Many of us in the School Counseling profession regarded Charlotte as an outstanding counselor, colleague, mentor and dear friend. As an active WPRCA member, she served on the Executive Board and began a mentoring program for new counselors and graduate students. Charlotte was well aware of the financial needs of our graduates. It was because of her interest and involvement that it was very appropriate that we named this award to honor her memory!WPRCA is sponsoring TWO $600 scholarships for up to two WPRCA members who are current graduate students enrolled in a counseling program. This scholarship assists graduate students pursuing degree programs leading to certification as school counselors.
NYSSCA Conference Scholarship
WPRCA is proud to announce a $400 scholarship opportunity for one WPRCA member attending the New York State School Counselor Association (NYSSCA) Annual Conference 2021 to be held on November 4-6, 2021 at The Turning Stone Resort, Verona, New York, sponsored by the New York State School Counselor Association.
The scholarship is available to either a practicing school counselor or a current graduate student enrolled in a counseling program and a current member of WPRCA
Please note, the scholarship recipient will need to provide the WPRCA Executive Board Scholarship Committee with a receipt of attendance.
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The New York State Association for College Admission Counseling is the state affiliate of the National Association for College Admission Counseling Association (NACAC). For over 50 years, NYSACAC has developed resources and networking opportunities for all professionals who work with students and families to provide college readiness, access, and success. For more information about NYSACAC, please visit https://www.nysacac.org/.
This scholarship award is in honor of Dr. Rose Cooper, who was a lifelong educator who taught at the secondary, post-secondary and graduate levels in New York City and Westchester County. Dr. Cooper was active in counseling associations on the local, the state and national levels. She counseled students about their futures and worked with students in selecting options that were the best fit for them. She actively cultivated her relationships with admissions professionals so that she could advise her students in the college selection process. Dr. Cooper was an advocate for students to have a successful and fulfilling life!
Student: Eli Kugelsky
Clarkstown High School North
Counselor: Keri Nitto
Student: Hafsah Zia
New Rochelle High School
Counselor: Claire Meyer
The winners of our Professional of the Year Awards from 2020 are:
School Counselor of the Year: Martha Rodriguez
(School Counselor at Isaac E. Young Middle School in the New Rochelle School District)
College Admissions Professional of the Year: Mark Brooks
(Senior Admissions Coordinator at the American Musical and Drama Academy)
Westchester Putnam Rockland Counseling Association
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