Franklin MindCare Scholarship

To meet rising human resource needs in the field of mental health, a scholarship managed by MindCare New Brunswick was established by two New Brunswick philanthropists, Janice Franklin and the late Mitchell Franklin.  The goal of the Franklin MindCare Scholarship is to foster excellence in mental health care within the Province of New Brunswick by increasing the human resource pool of skilled professionals.  This non-renewable award of $2,800 is governed by the terms of reference and qualifying criteria as outlined in the Application Guide.  Please review the application guide to see if you are eligible to apply.

Terms of Reference

The scholarship is established to assist in training mental health professionals who will practice in New Brunswick.  These professionals may include: Medical Doctors, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Clinical Psychologists, Nurses and support staff in addiction restraint and in occupational therapy related to mental illness.

Financial assistance will be offered to students at the graduate level showing a positive and direct interest in offering their services to mental health care and development in New Brunswick.  Assistance will help pay for university courses and related expenses.

Qualifying Criteria & Guidelines

Qualifying Criteria:

  • Applicants shall have New Brunswick roots, ideally shown by residence in the Province prior to attending university.
  • Applicants shall have completed a University degree.
  • Applicants shall have a commitment to mental health care in the Province of New Brunswick.


While the following circumstances are not necessarily restrictive, they will be taken into consideration for each applicant:


  • Plans for continued education.
  • Plans for the future.
  • Academic ability.
  • Community and school participation.
  • Need of financial assistance.

Deadline: June 15, 2020 

If you have questions, we encourage you to contact:

Michelle Noddin-Scott
Grants and Finance Officer

[email protected]
(506) 636-1454