DSW Student Earns CSWE Doctoral Fellowship

August 8, 2016

Congratulations to St. Kate's - St. Thomas doctoral student, Laura Escobar-Ratliff, cohort 2, who has been awarded a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) doctoral fellowship award for the 2016-2017 academic year. Laura is one of 24 Fellows (12 returning fellows and 12 new fellows) in this year’s cohort of doctoral fellows.

This is a training and professional development award supported by grant funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), a department of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The fellowship award is for doctoral social work students with a strong commitment to providing behavioral health services to underrepresented racial/ethnic minority populations. The award includes specialized training (in-person and virtual), a monetary stipend, and professional development supports.