Stepstone Connect

Education opens doors to amazing opportunities for future success. At Stepstone Connect, we believe in educating our patients on the benefits of mental health treatment, and in turn, we are educated about the importance of human connection.


To help students on their educational journeys,
we are offering a scholarship essay contest with a prize of $2,500.

&Scholarship Application Requirements


Personal statement of your course of study and intended future career (max length 750 words)


Name of school, area of
study, and intended
graduation date


An essay
(max 2,000 words) or a
video (max 2 minutes)

Prize Amount

The winner of the scholarship essay contest will receive $2,500.00.

Open To All

The Stepstone scholarship is open to all undergraduate students no matter their major or program of study.

Submission Deadline

The essay and application deadline for the fall semester is July 1, 2020.


Essay Topic

An essay (max length 2,000 words) OR a two-minute video about how online counseling more effectively combats the most common mental health challenges. These include but are not limited to:


How Can the
Scholarship Be Used?


The $2,500.00 prize will be awarded to one recipient for educational expenses only, and the money will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the winner’s school.
The award must be used for educational purposes during the student’s tenure. Educational purposes can include:


Scholarship Recipient Selection and Notification


Stepstone will announce the results of the scholarship essay contest within two months of the submission deadline. The winner will be notified via email.

About Stepstone Connect


Stepstone Connect provides online counseling services for first responders, families, and those struggling with addiction. Online counseling provides a confidential, highly specialized healing environment for those struggling with PTSD, depression, and other mental health issues.

Submit your essay as an attachment or
include a link to your video via email to

Questions? Please email your questions to

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