Psychology Fellowships and Programs

MFP supports the following financial and training opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral trainees in order to further their development in areas related to behavioral health for underserved populations.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) Predoctoral Fellowship

This is a federally funded program to support doctoral training in psychology that seeks to:

  • Promote culturally competent behavioral health services and policy for ethnic minority populations.
  • Increase the number of ethnic minority psychologists providing behavioral health services and developing policy for ethnic minority populations.

Deadline is Jan. 15. 

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) Postdoctoral Fellowship

The goal of the Postdoctoral MHSAS Fellowship Program is to encourage and facilitate the specialized training of postdoctoral psychologists. The program seeks to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Promote culturally competent behavioral health services and policy for ethnic minority populations.
  • Increase the number of ethnic minority psychologists providing behavioral health services and developing policy for ethnic minority populations.

Deadline is Jan. 15.

Services for Transition Age Youth (STAY) Fellowship

MFP supports the following financial and training opportunities for terminal master’s students in order to further their development in areas related to mental health services for ethnic minority youth ages 16 through 25 and their families.

This is a federally funded program to support terminal master’s level training in psychology that seeks to:

  • Promote culturally competent mental health services for ethnic minority transition age youth and their families.
  • Increase the number of ethnic minority service providers in psychology who are providing mental health services for this population.

Deadline is Jan. 15.

Psychology Summer Institute (PSI)

mhsas-psiThis program is a week-long intensive training aimed at advanced doctoral students and early career doctoral recipients in psychology. PSI provides mentoring and career development as participants develop projects focusing on ethnic minority issues.

Deadline is May 1.

Recovery to Practice (RTP)

RTP is an initiative to promote mental health recovery principles and practices for psychologists through a free curriculum and other programs.