The scholarships were established, with the support of Recovery Café Network and Washington Healthcare Authority, to encourage and support participation by professionals who have applied to become a Washington State certified gambling counselor and hold a current certificate or license issued by the State of Washington to provide mental health or SUD treatment services to the public.

Scholarships are also available for Prevention Specialists, Peer/Recovery Coaches, and undergraduate/graduate students or professors/counselors in accredited Washington State college and university behavioral health, addictions, and counseling programs. Scholarships are available for all ECPG-sponsored workshops and conferences.

Scholarships cover the cost of training/conference registration, a $75/night hotel stipend for up to 3 nights at the conference/training hotel, Gambling Counselor (WSCGC) certification application fee of $150 for those who are applying for the first time, and a complimentary one-year ECPG Associate for first-time Associates.


Scholarship Application Forms (PDF). Download and return the correct form from the options below. DO NOT complete the online registration form, which requires payment.


Support a professional development scholarship and make an important difference for others.

Scholarships help professionals to help those in need, by eliminating a financial barrier to get necessary training.

A variety of Sponsorship opportunities are available for those who want to help donate to the scholarship fund, or sponsor trainings directly.

This is a very special opportunity for you or your company to support deserving individuals who may not otherwise be able to attend a training or conference. Your support can help a student, a community member, a Recovery Coach, an educator, a prevention specialist, or a treatment provider with their registration fees.

Click here to read more about the different Sponsor levels and various benefits.