Council on Social Work Education Minority Fellowship Program


The Council on Social Work Education's Minority Fellowship Program (CSWE MFP) offers fellowships for master's and doctoral students pursuing a degree in social work. The CSWE MFP supports the mission of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to reduce the effects of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities by increasing the number of individuals trained to work with underrepresented and underserved racial/ethnic minority persons with or at risk for mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.



Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. citizen, noncitizen national or have permanent residence status.
  • The fellowship is targeted to but not limited to minority ethnic/racial groups.
  • Demonstrate potential for assuming a leadership role providing mental health and substance abuse services to ethnic/racial minority individuals and communities and potential for success in doctoral studies.
  • Cannot receive another source of federal funding during the fellowship year (federal loans excluded).

How to Apply

Apply online on the CSWE website.

Campus Liaison