Psychology Fellowships and Programs

MFP supports the following financial and training opportunities for predoctoral students and postdoctoral trainees in order to further their development in areas related to behavioral health research or services 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 January 15th. 

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 who maintain a professional focus on behavioral health services or policy for ethnic minorities. 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 January 15th.

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 May 1st.

Recovery to Practice (RTP)

RTP is a five-year initiative to promote mental health recovery principles and practices for psychologists.