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Graduate Psychology Education Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.191
Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dec 9, 2021

For programmatic or technical assistance questions:
LCDR Candice T. Karber, LICSW, BCD

For business, administrative, or fiscal questions:
William Weisenberg


The Graduate Psychology Education (GPE) Program offers grants to support doctoral-level psychology education and training programs to prepare psychologists to address the behavioral health needs, including opioid use disorder (OUD) and substance use disorder (SUD), in high-need underserved and rural populations.

The program goal is to increase the number of trained doctoral health service psychologists providing quality interdisciplinary, integrated behavioral health services in community-based primary care settings. A detailed list of program objectives is available in the application instructions.


Eligible entities are:

  • American Psychological Association (APA)-accredited doctoral, internship, and post-doctoral residency programs of health service psychology, including clinical psychology, counseling, and school psychology
  • Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System (PCSAS)-accredited doctoral level schools of psychology
  • Domestic faith-based, community-based, and tribal organizations, if otherwise eligible
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $450,000 per year
Number of awards: 55
Project period: 3 years
Total funding available: $25,000,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Graduate medical education · Health workforce education and training · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Networking and collaboration · Substance use and misuse · Telehealth · Trauma-informed care

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