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APA Predoctoral Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) Fellowship

 

Description

Funded by a grant from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Predoctoral Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) Fellowship supports the training of practitioners in behavioral health services and prevention. This fellowship program is designed for students in clinical, counseling and school psychology, and other psychology doctoral students whose training prepares them for careers in behavioral health services. Applicants must: 1. Be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or noncitizen nationals. 2. Have a strong commitment to a career in ethnic minority behavioral health services or policy. 3. Be enrolled full-time in an APA-accredited doctoral program during the fall term immediately following the application deadline. Doctoral programs must receive APA accreditation by the application deadline to be eligible. 4. Not be interns; no fellowship support is available during a student's internship year. 5. It is not required for applicants to identify as ethnic minorities; however, African-Americans, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Eligiblity Information

Academic Level:
PhD

Age minimum or maximum:*
No

Open to international students:
No

Required to demonstrate financial need:
No

Discipline Area(s):
Social Sciences

Demographic Information (preferred or required):
Minorities

Award type:
Fellowship

Amount Awarded:
Amount varies

 

Application Information:

Application Deadline:
Varies

Date application is available:
Varies

USC endorsement required:
No

Sponsor:

American Psychological Association

 

Contact Information:

Phone:
202-336-6127

Email:
mfp@apa.org

Website:
http://www.apa.org/pi/mfp/psychology/predoctoral/index.aspx