How to apply

Who is Pathways for?

Pathways is for individuals who identify as indigenous or people of color who are interested in a career in the mental health field. Candidates may fall into one of two eligibility groups:

  • Path 1: Currently enrolled in an accredited, master’s level program of psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy or other mental health focus. Applicants must be earning academic credit for their internship.
  • Path 2: Practitioners within one year of their Master’s program completion, in one of the above-mentioned programs, be employed or applying for employment at Washburn Center for Children, and be working towards independent licensure (fellowship application must be received within one year of graduation date)

Applications for the 2020-21 Pathways Fellowship are now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied! Applications for 2021-2022 fellowships will open in early summer 2021. Check back with us for updates!

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