Postdoctoral Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Application Instructions

Please Be Advised

All fellowship awards are subject to future funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Additionally, once applicants are accepted for the fellowship, it is expected that the applicant’s training institution will also provide additional support toward health insurance to ensure that the applicant can focus on training and career goals.

Required Documents to Be Submitted Online

  • Dissertation abstract

  • Curriculum vitae

  • Unofficial doctoral transcript(s)

  • Training proposal

  • Addictions training plan

  • Applicant/sponsor proposal collaboration

  • Selection of sponsor and institution

  • Sponsor application forms and recommendation

  • Two additional recommendations

Dates to Remember

  • Application deadline: Jan. 15

  • Review process: March

  • Notification: April via FAST (online)


Complete the online application

Download the Application Instructions

Instructions are also available by selecting help in the online application form.