There are several opportunities for scholarships through the NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association. Additionally, through the NH Training Institute on Addictive Disorders, NHADACA helps facilitate the several Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services (BDAS) scholarships. See below for more information.


New England School of Best Practices Scholarship: In 2007 NHADACA established a $500 scholarship to the New England School of Best Practices held at Waterville Valley Conference Center in Waterville Valley, NH in August/September of each year. The process for determining the scholarship recipient is as follows. The requirements of the scholarship are that the recipient must be a current NHADACA member, with a LADC or MLADC, and have been a member in good standing for the past 5 years. Priority will be given to people who have not received this scholarship in the past 3 years. They must submit a completed application form by the application deadline. 2016 deadline is July 22nd, 2016. Download your application. Forward completed application by fax 603.589.1191, email, mail 130 Pembroke Ave, Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301

Scholarship recipients are chosen by the NHADACA Board. Award recipient will be notified via email.

Congratulations to all our Past Scholarship Recipients:

  • 2007 Suzann Caldon
  • 2008 Peter DalPra
  • 2009 Barry Timmerman
  • 2010 Donlon Wade & James O’Hearn
  • 2011 Meredith Hamel
  • 2012 Lynne Towle
  • 2013 Elaine Davis
  • 2014 Vicki Keller


Annual NAADAC Conference Scholarship: Receive air fare, hotel room and registration to the Annual NAADAC Conference. 2015 Conference will be held in Washington, DC, Oct. 16th – 20th, 2016. 2016 deadline is July 22nd, 2016. To submit your application click here.

Congratulations to Past NAADAC Conference Scholarship Recipients:

  • 2013 Karen McNamara (in Atlanta, Georgia)
  • 2014 Alex Hamel (in Seattle, Washington)
  • 2015 Danielle Fiore (in Washington, DC)


Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services (BDAS) Scholarship:

  • The New England School of Addiction Studies, Worcester, MA, 2016 Scholarships closed.
  • The New England School of Best Practices in Waterville Valley, NH, August 29th – September 1, 2016 More information TBA after summer school concludes.
  • The National Prevention Network Conference in Buffalo, NY, 9/13-9/16/16,