Geetha Arulmohan was the Executive Director of Mercer Council for over fourteen years .It was her personal mission to reduce the devastation caused by addiction in the Mercer County area. Her dedication to her work was well known in the community over many years.  Prior to accepting the position of Executive Director of the Mercer Council, Geetha had been employed at the Crisis Center at Helene Fuld Hospital and at the Trenton Treatment Center. She had extensive knowledge of mental health and addiction issues.

This education scholarship was created in the memory of Geetha, and is in the amount of $500. It is available to Mercer County residents (or individuals attending school in Mercer County) pursuing education/certification/licensure in the fields of prevention, social work, counseling or substance related challenges (i.e., CADC, CPS, LCADC, CPRS, CRSP or Bachelors in the fields of social work, public health, psychology, etc).

The deadline for this year's applications has been extended to June 30th.  You can download the application from our website at   Completed applications can be emailed to bsprechman@mercercouncil, or paper copy can be sent to our office at 1931 Brunswick Avenue, Lawrence Township, NJ  08648.