CSWE Doctoral Fellowships in Social Work for Ethnic Minority Students Specializing in Mental Health


To educate leaders of the nation's next generation of mental health researchers.

Applicants should demonstrate potential for, and interest in, mental health research, as well as potential for success in doctoral studies and commitment to a career in mental health research.


Applicants must be citizens of the United States of America or permanent residents, including, but not limited to, persons who are American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, Chinese, East Indian and other South Asians, Filipino, Hawaiian, Japanese, Korean or Samoan, black or Hispanic, e.g. Mexican or Chicano, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American. This programme is open to students who have a Master's degree in social work and who will begin full-time study leading to a doctoral degree in social work or are currently enrolled as full-time students in a doctoral social work programme.

Quantity Available



  • Annual
  • Dependent on funds available

Study Length

1 year, although the award is renewable upon reapplication if the Fellow maintains satisfactory progress towards degree objectives and funding is available

Award Value

Monthly stipends to help defray living expenses. Tuition support provided according to the National Insititute of Health tuition formula.

Application procedure

Applicants must write to the CSWE for an application pack and further information or visit the website.

Closing date

March 15th


The Division of Epidemiology and Services Research, NIMH

Study Level

  • Graduate

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) provides national leadership and a forum for collective action designed to ensure the preparation of competent and committed social work professionals. Founded in 1952, CSWE is a non-profit, tax exempt, national organization representing 2,700 individual members as well as 650 graduate and undergraduate programmes of professional social work education. CSWE's goals include improving the quality of social work education, preparing competent human service professionals and developing new programmes to meet the demands of the changing services delivery systems.

Contact Details

  • www.cswe.org
  • 703 683 8080
  • 703 683 8099
  • 1701 Duke Street
    Suite 200
    Alexandria, VA
    22314 3457
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) by using the links below.


FindAPhd .com for PhD studentships and programmes


Copyright ©2013-2022
All rights reserved

© material: The Grants Register 7 Dec 2022, published 2013,
reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan

PostgraduateFunding is a database of small grants & bursaries

PostgraduateFunding is a trading name of FindAUniversity Ltd.
FindAUniversity Ltd, 77 Sidney St, Sheffield, S1 4RG, UK. Tel: +44 (0)114 268 4940 Fax: +44 (0) 114 268 5766