To be eligible to apply for the Minority Fellowship Program, you must meet the following criteria.
You must be an American citizen or permanent resident.
You must be a member of an ethnic or racial minority group:
Asian or Asian American
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
Applicants must have a Master’s Degree or completed at least nine (9) credits related to Psychiatric/Mental Health or Substance Abuse.
You must be enrolled as a full-time doctoral student in a fully accredited nursing program. A full-time student is enrolled in a school for the number of credit hours or courses in any academic term that the school considers to be full-time. A fully accredited school or degree program is one that is accredited by a national accrediting agency and/or a state approval agency recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
The documents included in your application (CV, recommendations, essay, etc.) should demonstrate your commitment to a career in substance abuse or psychiatric/mental health issues affecting minority populations.