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Minority Clinical Research Fellowship

The Minority Clinical Research Fellowship is a Fellowship sponsored by Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

Award Information:

Amount of Fellowship: Minimum: $11496, Maximum: $14904
Application Deadline: 28-Feb
Requirements: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a minority student (including but not limited to American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, or Hispanic) who has a master's degree in social work and is enrolled full-time in a doctoral social work program. For research fellowship, applicant should demonstrate potential and interest in mental health research, potential for success in doctoral studies, and commitment to a career in mental health research. For clinical fellowship, applicant should demonstrate potential for assuming leadership roles, potential for success in doctoral studies, and commitment to a career in providing mental health and/or substance abuse services to ethnic minority clients and communities. Clinical fellowship recipient must engage in clinical services within two years after award in specific areas of need for a period to time equal to the length of time award is received.
Eligibility: Doctoral-level study, Other postgraduate-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
Minority Research Fellowship Program, 1725 Duke Street, Suite 500, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314-3421
Email Address: scholarship@afcea
Phone Number: 703 683 8080
Fax Number: 703 683 8099

You can find out more by contacting:

Dr. E. Aracelis Francis
Director, Minority Fellowship Programs

It will help if you investigate available information on the fellowship. A maximized likelihood of achieving your goal is a result of finding out the requirements from the start and knowing if you fulfill them. Prior to starting, identify the reason for involvement of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and what they hope to achieve with the Minority Clinical/Research Fellowship. If you meet the requirements, verify that there is any likelihood of actually getting the fellowship. If you think that you have a decent shot of going on to be a recipient of the Minority Clinical/Research Fellowship, then it is worth it to fill out an application.

An important aspect of applying for the fellowship is paying close attention to the application. Occasionally the process can be long and laborious, but it is absolutely critical that your work was done properly and completely. Use caution to insure that you will not lose out because of some minor point.

After the required forms have been mailed, you should note when the Minority Clinical/Research Fellowship confers the award and distributes any funds so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to count on the fellowship to provide additional support for your financial needs and how it will assist with your future, you might have to follow certain conditions on how you can use the Minority Clinical/Research Fellowship. Increasingly, it is tough to cover the increasing costs of education, and being awarded the Minority Clinical/Research Fellowship as a supplement to your own resources can provide significant support. If you don't end up getting the Minority Clinical/Research Fellowship, try not to be upset, there are other fellowships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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