The June Braund Scholarship is designed for the student with interests in gerontological counseling. As our population ages, the
needs of our senior citizens become ever more prominent in our society. This scholarship will provide $5,000 per academic year, with a cap of $15,000 over a 3 year period.
In addition to financial assistance, the recipient will be privileged to be mentored by Dr. Ron Braund, the scholarship donor,
counseling entrepreneur and PSI/Richmont alumnus. Dr. Braund will offer his experience to the recipient as the student grows
professionally and personally in the field of gerontological psychotherapy.
The recipient must complete a combination of educational experiences during his/her time at Richmont, including: (1) Two masters-level courses in gerontology (either
through independent study or enrollment at an accredited graduate school in the local area),
(2) approximately 5 hours per week with service groups, individuals or families dealing with Alzheimer’s or choosing an internship outplacement that works directly with
To be considered for this scholarship, specific information must be submitted. Please be aware that the scholarship committee reserves the right to conduct interviews of applicants as deemed appropriate. Please upload the following information for the June Braund Scholarship:
- Brief essay detailing your desire to do gerontological counseling (minimum 500 words)
- Demonstrated financial need. Please itemize your annual income and expenses. (upload option will be at the bottom of this form)
- A copy of your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA), called the SAR report
found at studentloans.gov. (upload option will be at the bottom of this form)