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CSWE Minority Fellowship Program (Doctoral)

Goes By: CSWE Doctoral MFP

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

About this Fellowship

The Council on Social Work Education Minority Fellowship Program supports students in social work doctoral programs whose career goal is to provide leadership in practice, research, teaching, and policy promulgation in government or private organizations serving underrepresented and underserved persons with or at risk for mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.

Applicants must hold an MSW and be applying to, or enrolled in, a fulltime social work doctoral program. The program is aimed at individuals who are BIPOC and/or committed to working with BIPOC individuals in the area of mental health and substance abuse. Fellows receive up to three years of support and participate in special training and professional development activities.

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

Award Value

Provides a monthly stipend of $2,100 for up to three years as well as professional development opportunities.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Masters, Doctoral


US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: March 17, 2023

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