Applying for a Fellowship

Postdoctoral Clinical Scholar Fellowship Application 

Postdoctoral Clinical Research Fellowship Application

Postdoctoral Clinical Scholar Fellowship Application

Below are the application materials necessary for the Postdoctoral Clinical Scholar Fellowship. Please follow the instructions below.

Applicants should:

1. Complete the Postdoctoral Clinical Scholar Fellowship Application.

2. Submit a cover letter which should describe why you are applying for this fellowship and how you feel this fellowship fits in with your career plans.

3. Submit a curriculum vita which should include information about your clinical training experiences, including employment and education history, as well as any publications, presentations and memberships in professional organizations.

4. Submit transcripts of all graduate work.

5. Submit three sealed letters of recommendation that should come from individuals who have or have had direct knowledge of your clinical performance and be able to evaluate it. Sealed letters from the recommender can be sent from the applicant, directly from the recommender, or can be e-mailed from the recommender. For the Postdoctoral Clinical Scholar Fellowship, at least one letter must be from someone who has supervised your clinical work. See Guidelines for Postdoctoral Clinical Scholar Fellowship Letters of Recommendation.

Application documents should be submitted complete in one package.

Send application documents for the Postdoctoral Clinical Scholar Fellowship to:

Danielle Black, PhD
Director, Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
The Family Institute at Northwestern University
618 Library Place
Evanston, Illinois 60201

Applications for the Postdoctoral Clinical Scholar Fellowship will be accepted beginning October 15, 2017 and complete applications must be received by January 5, 2018. An application is considered to be complete when all required application documents have been received by The Family Institute at Northwestern University. Applications received after this date may not be considered for the current year. After the application has been reviewed, qualified candidates will be invited to interview. All applicants will be notified by letter of the faculty's decision as quickly as possible.

The Family Institute at Northwestern University actively seeks applicants from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups so that our body of students, fellows, faculty and staff will more closely reflect the diversity of American society. Furthermore, The Family Institute is committed to broad inclusiveness and affording equal opportunity to all without regard to age, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation or physical ability.


Postdoctoral Clinical Research Fellowship Application

Please follow the instructions below.

1. Submit a cover letter which should describe why you are applying for this fellowship and how you feel this fellowship fits in with your career plans.

2. Submit a curriculum vita which should include information about your research and clinical training experiences, including employment and education history, as well as any publications, presentations and memberships in professional organizations.

3. Submit transcripts of all graduate work. Transcripts should be official, sealed copies, enclosed in a sealed envelope from the school's registrar.

4. Submit three sealed letters of recommendation. Persons writing letters of recommendation must have or have had direct knowledge of your clinical and/or research performance and be able to evaluate it. At least one letter of recommendation must be from someone who has supervised your research work and one letter of recommendation must be from someone who has supervised your clinical work. Each letter of recommendation should be submitted in a sealed envelope with their signature across the seal.

Application documents can be submitted together in one package or can be sent as separate items as they are available.

To ensure that your application receives full consideration, all application materials must be received by January 5, 2018. After the application has been reviewed, qualified candidates will be contacted for a phone interview, and finalists will be invited to give a colloquium and interview with pertinent faculty members.

Send application documents for the Postdoctoral Clinical Research Fellowship to:

Danielle Black, PhD
Director, Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
The Family Institute at Northwestern University
618 Library Place
Evanston, Illinois 60201

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The Family Institute at Northwestern University actively seeks applicants from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups so that our body of students, fellows, faculty and staff will more closely reflect the diversity of American society. Furthermore, The Family Institute is committed to broad inclusiveness and affording equal opportunity to all without regard to age, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation or physical ability.