Applications have been extended! Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until April 15th, 2019 at 5:00pm EST.
NOTE: We are now accepting applications from,
Students must either be:
Individuals from any academic discipline are welcome to apply (e.g. education, psychology, humanities, social sciences, math and science, engineering, business, medicine, law, information and media studies etc.).
Faculty: Faculty should be, at minimum, at the level of a Lecturer at a recognized and accredited university.
Community Partner: The Community Partner should be an organization (i.e. not-for-profit or for-profit), policy or practice leader (e.g. government) or social business (i.e. social enterprise or a corporation with a strong social accountability mandate).
Triad-Team: Is composed of a Student, Faculty and one representative from the Community Partner.
Eligible triad-teams are required to:
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Statement
Diversity and inclusion of multiple perspectives is what makes Global MINDS who we are and enables what we do: disrupting global and local mental health inequities. We strongly encourage Fellowship applications from people of diverse backgrounds and/or from diverse communities.
Step-One: Required Documents:
The following documents should be sent as one PDF package to Raksha Sule (email@example.com) by April 15th, 2019 5:00pm EST
NOTE: A triad-team (Student-Faculty-Community Partner) must be created at the time of the application process, and must have already identified a complex mental health system challenge.
See the PDF package (above) for specific details on the requirements. Below is a brief overview of the application requirements.
Step Two: Interview
Selected applicants will move into the final stage, which is the interview process. This will occur over Skype and/or in person with two Global MINDS faculty members from Western University. Interviews will only be with the student. Interviews will not take longer than 30 minutes.
Deadlines & Timeline:
Submission deadline for Step One: Required Document: April 15th, 2018 at 5:00pm EST. Triad-teams selected for an interview will be notified on a rolling basis.
Step Two: Interviews will take place on a rolling basis until end-April.
Offers of acceptance will follow shortly after. Triad-teams are expected to respond with their intent of acceptance within a week.
Is this a competitive Fellowship?
As space is limited, this is a competitive process.
My academic institution is in country “x”, but my Community Partner is in country “y”, can I still work with this Community Partner?
Yes! As long as the student, the faculty member and community partner representative are able to stay committed for the entirety of the GMFP, any sort of collaboration between regions/countries is welcome.
I am a Western University international student. Am I eligible?
Yes, you are!
Can I receive credit for the GMFP?
The GMFP is not a course credit at Western University.
We are happy to provide information to your university and/or department. Approval as a course credit will be at the discretion of your institution.
Where can I learn more?
YouTube Videos/In the News
Other inquiries can be directed to Raksha Sule: firstname.lastname@example.org. Finally, see below to get a sneak-peek at our curriculum.