CAMS-care Student Scholarship

The CAMS-care student scholarship supports deserving matriculated students who are interested in attending the annual American Association of Suicidology (AAS) Conference.

American Association of Suicidology (AAS) Annual Conference

Dr. David Jobes, Co-Founder of CAMS-care, has been attending the AAS annual conference for over 30 years and believes the mentoring opportunities and educational sessions have been invaluable to his career in suicide prevention. Through this scholarship, CAMS-care aims to encourage more students to join our efforts in suicide prevention. The scholarship award was first announced at the 50th AAS conference by CAMS-care Co-Owners Dr. David Jobes and Ms. Colleen Kelly Jobes.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Currently matriculating college or graduate student
  • Accepted AAS conference presentation (e.g., poster or paper presentation)
  • Single page essay on “why I want to attend the AAS conference”
  • Post conference obligation: write up your accomplishments achieved at the AAS conference to be posted on the AAS website

AWARD INFORMATION

  • Covers conference registration fees
  • Up to $500 transportation costs
  • 3 nights stay at the conference hotel
  • One-year AAS student membership

APPLICATION PROCESS

Submissions for the CAMS-care Student Scholarship are now closed. However, AAS will be accepting applications for the 53rd Annual Conference in the upcoming Winter of 2019. Please check back for applying.

PREVIOUS CAMS-CARE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

2019 WINNER CAMS-CARE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP T0 AAS

Christie Leslie is a second-year master’s student at Penn State Erie, the Behrend College. She is currently studying suicidal ideations in college students, interns at a local crisis center, and works with children at a residential treatment facility. The AAS Conference allowed her the opportunity to share her independent research, learn more information about a field she is passionate about, and learn how to better work with her clients.

2018 WINNER CAMS-CARE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP T0 AAS

Jaylene Lee is a third-year doctoral student at Florida State University. She works with high-risk clients suffering from a range of mental health concerns including suicidal ideation. The AAS Conference allowed her the opportunity to continue her personal dedication to decreasing suicide by keeping up to date on evidence-based treatments for individuals with severe suicide risk.