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Council on Social Work Education Mental Health and Substance Abuse Doctoral Fellowship Program


Fellowship awards are for social work doctoral students who are American citizens or permanent residents, have an master's degree from a CSWE accredited social work program , and are enrolled full-time in a doctoral social work program. Must demonstrate potential for assuming leadership roles and a commitment to a career in mental health and substance abuse services to undeserved and underrepresented minority populations. Fellowship may be renewed up to 3 years depending on demonstrated progress toward degree completion and availability of funding.

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  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
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Contact Dr. Geraldine L. Meeks
Director, Minority Fellowship Program
Tel: 703-683-8080 Address 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-3457