Call for Applications: 2020 Minority Fellowship Program - Masters

May 30, 2020

The SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program at the American Nurses Association provides opportunities for minority psychiatric nurses to attain masters and doctoral degrees in mental health and substance use disorders to provide direct care, research, education, and health advocacy to minority and underserved populations across the life span.



  • Full-time behavioral health nurses pursuing a doctoral degree in Psychiatric Mental Health or Substance Abuse.
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to a career in substance abuse and/or psychiatric mental health issues affecting minority populations.


  • Students admitted to or currently matriculating in a full-time accredited master's degree program in behavioral health (psychiatric nursing) or substance abuse disorders prevention and treatment.

Accepting Applications Until May 30, 2020

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Minority Fellowship Program (MFP)
American Nurses Association (ANA)