Lisa Bullock, a graduate student at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, has been awarded an $8,000 scholarship from the National Board of Certified Counselors Foundation.
Bullock, a student in the clinical mental health counseling program, received the 2018 NBCC Foundation Military Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to service members, veterans, and their spouses who are pursuing a counseling education and commit to serving fellow military personnel, veterans and families upon graduation.
Bullock, of Jacksonville, was among more than 40 students nationwide who applied for the six military scholarships. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Upon graduation, Bullock intends to serve the mental health and substance abuse treatment needs of military personnel and their families.
She is committed to being an advocate for and providing holistic, evidence-based counseling services to military personnel and their families. Bullock intends to work to reduce the stigma surrounding seeking mental health services for military personnel.