American Psychological Association Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program 2022

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Deadline: January 15, 2022

Applications are invited for the American Psychological Association Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program 2022. The Interdisciplinary Minority Fellowship Program (IMFP) is a newly awarded, grant funded program from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

The purpose of the fellowship is to identify, select, and support the training of ethnic minority graduate students who commit to significantly improving the quality of care provided to ethnic and racial minorities who have a mental or co-occurring mental and substance use disorder. The fellowship is directly related to efforts to reduce health disparities among ethnic minorities in the U.S. by filling a crucial need for mental health professionals in psychology, nursing, social work, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, and substance use and addictions counseling.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • Be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or non-citizen nationals;
  • Be masters or doctoral students in psychology, nursing, social work, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, or substance use and addictions counseling;
  • Commit to enter careers in behavioral health services for ethnic and racial minorities who have a mental or co-occurring mental and substance use disorder immediately upon graduation.
  • 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.

Application

Required documents to be submitted online:

  • Doctoral
    • application form
    • two essays
    • curriculum vitae
    • unofficial transcript(s)
    • academic advisor recommendation
    • two additional recommendations
    • GRE report (if applicable—refer to the application instructions for details)
  • Masters
    • application form
    • one essay
    • curriculum vitae
    • unofficial transcript(s)
    • two recommendation letters (with recommendation forms)
    • GRE report (if applicable—refer to the application instructions for details)

Click here to apply

For more information, visit IMFP.

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