Project Beyond Possible

Project Beyond Possible prepares high-quality rehabilitation counselors to work with state, federal and private entities to help people with disabilities obtain employment and live as independently as possible.

About the Project

Project Beyond Possible is a five-year, $1 million grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Rehabilitation Services Administration.

The program takes about two years to complete and requires students to participate in two field experiences and pass the national Certified Rehabilitation Counseling examination. The Training "Beyond Possible" Rehabilitation Counselors grant will cover full tuition and provide stipends and opportunities to attend and present at conferences. 

Students applying for Fall 2020 admission to the MS in Counselor Education: Rehabilitation Counseling may apply to Project Beyond Possible.

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to the MS in Counselor Education: Rehabilitation Counseling program
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Interest in and commitment to serving individuals with disabilities
  • Interview with the Project Selection Committee
  • Students must sign an agreement to be employed for 2 years by a state vocational rehabilitation agency or partner agency for each academic year of funding received


Apply online to the MS program at the Graduate Admissions website. Then submit the Scholar Application to Dr. Valerie Russell. The deadline to apply for Fall 2020 is March 1, 2020.

Questions? Contact University Graduate Admissions at 305-348-7442.