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National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program


Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

This program provides financial support to master’s- and doctoral-level counseling students who commit to serving minority communities.

Deadlines are typically in December, but be sure to check the competition website for the current cycle’s deadline.

The NBCC MFP will help ensure that the behavioral health needs of all Americans are met, regardless of language or culture, thereby reducing health disparities and improving overall community health and well-being. By strategically promoting and providing fellowships to master’s and doctoral-level counseling students, the NBCC MFP strengthens the infrastructure that engages diverse individuals in counseling and increases the number of professional counselors providing effective, culturally competent services to underserved populations.

Award Value

Awardees receive between $5,000 and $20,000 for tuition, depending upon degree level.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral


US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: August 1, 2022

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