Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education Program (LMHSPEP)

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Type Scholarship
Amount $15,000

24 month service obligation

Duration Year

Description

Who may apply?

  • Registered or Licensed Psychologists
  • Postdoctoral Psychological Assistants
  • Postdoctoral Psychological Trainees
  • Registered or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Registered or Licensed Clinical Social Workers

An awardee may receive up to $15,000 to repay educational loans over a 24-month period in exchange for a 24-month commitment to practicing and providing direct care in a publicly funded or public mental health facility, a non-profit mental health facility, or a mental health professions shortage area.

Is this program different than the Mental Health Loan Assumption Program?
The Licensed Mental Health Service Provider Education Program and the Mental Health Loan Assumption Program are distinct in nature, due to their funding sources, selection criteria and guidelines. The programs are independent of each other. You will need to fill out a separate application for the Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education Program

Citizenship

This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.

More Information

https://www.oshpd.ca.gov/hpef/Programs/LMHSPEP.html

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development

CA