APA Predoctoral Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) Fellowship
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.
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.
Age minimum or maximum:*
Open to international students:
Required to demonstrate financial need:
Demographic Information (preferred or required):
Date application is available:
USC endorsement required:
American Psychological Association