College Scholarship for Service Dogs and Emotional Support Animals in Therapy

Press Release ( - WASHINGTON - Aug 02, 2018 - TheraPetic is excited to announce that we are awarding up to 10 $500 scholarships for young adults, who have been diagnosed with any form of mental illness to help them towards school-related expenses. Applicants must be accepted or actively enrolled in a college, university or trade school. Interested applicants must submit an original 300-500 word essay (1 page) on the topic of How Therapy Has Positively Affected Your Life. The essay should address the hardships of living with a mental health disorder and how therapy has helped with those hardships. The type of therapy could be in the form of talking to a professional on a regular basis or owning a therapy pet, service animal or emotional support animal.

As a nationally recognized healthcare provider, TheraPetic aims to help young adults experiencing stress and anxiety with pressures from coursework, transitioning college/university environment and financial limitations with the annual announcement of a scholarship. We believe in the true value and psychological impact of using therapy animals, like a service dog or an emotional support animal, to treat extreme stress and anxiety. An increasing number of people who suffer from depression, anxiety and other mental health issues find emotional comfort from their pets and service animals.

Application Deadline is Nov. 1, 2018.

For more information, visit The scholarships will be awarded by Dec. 31, 2018.

Scholarship Terms & Conditions

·      300-word minimum – 500-word maximum.

·      Only one (1) submission per applicant.

·      Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or Canada.

·      Applicant must be accepted and/or actively enrolled at a post-secondary college, university or trade school.

TheraPetic is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization registered as a mental healthcare provider and part of the U.S. Service/Support Animal Directory Network to provide mental health services and support individuals with Service / Support Animals (ESA) for everyday living and traveling with peace of mind by providing instant documentation and ESA registration.


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