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BHECN Lifelong Learning Fund

The BHECN Lifelong Learning Fund provides support for student and professional development opportunities, and for projects that promote behavioral health careers to Nebraska students.

First-time applicants, students and trainees, and applications that impact individuals serving rural and/or underserved communities will be prioritized for funding. Proposals for events/trainings that occur on or before the application close date will not be considered.

Student and professional development opportunities include support for conference attendance, support for training, workshop or certificates, test preparation materials (students), and other educational projects and events. 

Student development opportunities budget caps

  • Conference - $2,000 
  • Training, Workshop, and/or Certification - $1,000 
  • Test preparation materials - $250 
  • Educational project - $1,000 

Practicing professional development opportunities budget caps:

  • Conference Attendance - $2,000 
  • Training - $1,000 

Projects that Promote Behavioral Health Careers to Nebraska Students: BHECN will consider projects that promote behavioral health careers to Nebraska students. Priority will be given to programs that reach students in rural and/or underserved communities and expose students to a wide range of behavioral health career opportunities.

  • Behavioral Health Careers for Nebraska Student Projects budget cap: $1,500