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Seven Generations Center of Excellence in Native Behavioral Health Post-Baccalaureate Program

Native American students with a completed bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field, but not yet accepted into a graduate program in counseling or clinical psychology are eligible for a 12 month stipend to meet additional requirements for acceptance. Two stipends are available each year from 2012-2017 dependent upon funding.

  • $15,000 stipend/year paid monthly.
  • Travel to the Society of Indian Psychologists Conference with students in June.
  • Interaction with the Native Health Research Team.

Requirements

  1. Native American  (American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian ancestry).
  2. Completed bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field.
  3. Not yet accepted into a graduate program in clinical or counseling psychology.

Expectations

  1. Preparation for application into a graduate program in counseling or psychology including:
    1. Preparation for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
    2. Working with mentors to prepare personal statement for admission materials.
    3. Working with mentors to prepare curriculum vitae for admission materials.
    4. Working on interviewing skills to prepare for interview for admission to graduate program.
  2. Taking additional coursework necessary for admission maintaining a 3.0 GPA, if needed.
  3. Working on research for better preparation for admission.
  4. Interact with faculty on research or coursework to develop relationships necessary for recommendation letters for graduate school.
  5. Take the GRE.
  6. Apply to Graduate School in Clinical or Counseling Psychology.
  7. Participate in program evaluation.

Selection will be made by the SGCoE Internal Advisory Council.

For more information, contact:

Jan Flatin
(701) 777-6084
janice.flatin@med.und.edu

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