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American Psychological Association Mental Health Research Fellowship

The American Psychological Association Mental Health Research Fellowship is a Fellowship sponsored by American Psychological Association.

Award Information:

Amount of Fellowship:
Application Deadline: 15-Jan
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident who is enrolled in a full-time doctoral program. Applicant must be a member of an ethnic minority group (including but not limited to African-American, Alaskan Native, American Indian, Asian-American, Hispanic, or Pacific Islander) and/or demonstrate a commitment to a research career related to ethnic minority populations. Applicants who specialize in developmental, physiological, experimental, social, industrial, or educational psychology or plan careers in research are encouraged to apply. Applicant must submit an essay, three references, transcripts, and GRE scores.
Eligibility: Doctoral-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

American Psychological Association
Minority Fellowship Program, 750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Email Address:
Phone Number: 202 336 6127
Fax Number: 202 336 6012

You can find out more by contacting:

Kim J. Nickerson, Ph.D.
Assistant Director

Email Address:

You should always investigate any material provided for the fellowship. Your best chance of achieving your goal can be attained by initially researching the prerequisites and making sure you meet them. A good first step is to be aware of the reason for involvement of the American Psychological Association and what they hope to achieve with the Mental Health Research Fellowship. If you meet the requirements, you should determine if there is any likelihood to receive the fellowship. If you think that there is a good chance of going on to be a recipient of the Mental Health Research Fellowship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

A crucial aspect of applying for the fellowship is filling out the application correctly. Applications can sometimes be drawn-out and boring, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that you fill out the application properly. Avoid mistakes that might make you get passed over as the result of something that could have been avoided.

After filing, you should note when the Mental Health Research Fellowship chooses a winner and distributes the resources in order to know whether or not it is possible to count on the fellowship to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and its personal usefulness, as there may be restrictions on how you can use the Mental Health Research Fellowship. You might find it challenging to find ways to take care of the increasing costs of education, and obtaining the Mental Health Research Fellowship to defray some of the costs is often invaluable. If you are not fortunate to receive the Mental Health Research Fellowship, try not to be upset, search for additional fellowships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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