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Families First of Palm Beach County is currently accepting applications for the Betty Bell Scholarship.  This scholarship is awarded to an individual who is currently enrolled in a Masters’ of Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy or Counseling program in an accredited university in Florida.  The individual must have a history of and currently maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have intentions of seeking employment in Palm Beach County.  The Board of Directors will be awarding this scholarship to a student who will be seeking a career in the racial justice arena. The scholarship winner is selected by the Board of Directors and will be given the scholarship at the Annual Children’s Day Luncheon which will be held on October 2nd of this year.  Applications must be received by Monday, August 3rd, by 5 p.m.

Please do not forget to get a clearance from the Sheriff’s office as instructed on the application.

Please submit applications by mail to:

Betty Bell Scholarship
Attention:  Raul Mercader, President
Families First of Palm Beach County
3333 Forest Hill Blvd.
2nd Floor
West Palm Beach, FL  33406

Or by Email to:

You can also access the application on the Families First of Palm Beach County web site at

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