Minority Fellowship Program
The Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) provides grants to public or private nonprofit professional organizations representing substance use disorder (SUD) treatment professionals to increase the knowledge of behavioral health professionals on issues related to the treatment and recovery support for racial and ethnic minority populations and improve the quality of services provided to them.
The following are required activities of the program, among other things:
- Recruit, support, and provide stipends to at least 55
post-baccalaureate professionals in at least three of the
- Social work
- Marriage and family therapy
- Mental health counseling
- Substance use and addictions counseling
- Collaborate with accredited post-baccalaureate schools across the country to recruit individuals from racial/ethnic minority groups who are committed to serving racial and ethnic minority populations
- Develop a national network of professionals to serve as mentors to the Fellows
- Identify internships and employment opportunities for Fellows
- Develop and implement a plan for tracking and confirming completion of academic requirements and fulfillment of Fellows' requirements
Eligible applicants are public or private nonprofit professional organizations representing substance use disorder treatment professionals in the fields of psychiatry, nursing, social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, and substance use disorder and addictions counseling.
Estimated award amount: $1,925,000 per
Project period: Up to 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 1
Estimated total program funding: $1,925,000
Links to the full announcement and online application procedures are available through grants.gov.
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